T   THE COMMANDMENTS OF CHRIST 

 

  1. Love your enemies; do good to them that hate you (Matt 5:44). 

  2. Resist not evil; if a man smite thee on one cheek, turn to him the other also (Matt. 5:39-40). 

  3. Avenge not yourselves:  rather give place unto wrath:  and suffer yourselves to be defrauded (Rom. 12:18-19; 1 Cor. 6:7). 

  4. If a man take away thy goods, ask them not again (Luke 6:29-30). 

  5. Agree with your adversary quickly, submitting even to wrong for the sake of peace (Matt. 5:25; 1 Cor. 6:7). 

  6. Labour not to be rich:  be ready to every good work, give to those who ask:  relieve the afflicted (1 Tim. 6:8; Rom. 12:13; Heb. 13:16,21; Jas. 1:27). 

  7. Do not your alms before men:  Let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth (Matt. 6:1-4). 

  8. Recompense to no man evil for evil:  overcome evil with good (Rom. 12:17) 

  9. Bless them that curse you; let no cursing come out of your mouth (Matt. 5:44; Rom. 12:14). 

  10. Render not evil for evil, or railing for railing, but contrariwise, blessing (1 Pet. 3:9). 

  11. Pray for them that despitefully use you and afflict you (Matt. 5:44). 

  12. Grudge not:  judge not:  complain not:  condemn not (Jas. 5:9; Matt 7:1). 

 13. Put away anger, wrath, bitterness, and all evil speaking (Eph. 4:31; 1 Pet. 2:1). 

 14. Confess your faults one to another (Jas. 5:16). 

 15. Be not conformed to this world:  love not the world (Rom. 12:2; 1 John 2:15). 

 16. Deny all ungodliness and worldly lusts.  If thy right hand offend thee, cut if off (Tit. 2:12; Matt. 5:30). 

 17. Servants, be faithful, even to bad masters (Eph. 6:5-8). 

 18. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate (Rom. 12:16). 

 19. Owe no man anything (Rom. 13:7-8). 

 20. In case of sin (known or heard of) speak not of it to others, but tell the offending brother of the matter between thee and him alone, with a                           view to recovery (Matt. 18:15; Gal. 6:1). 

 21. Love the Lord thy God with all thy heart (Matt. 22:37). 

 22. Pray always; pray with brevity and simplicity; pray secretly (Luke 18:1; Matt. 5:7). 

 23. In everything give thanks to God and recognize Him in all your ways (Eph. 5:20; Prov. 3:6). 

 24. As ye would that men should do to you, do ye also so to them (Matt. 7:12). 

 25. Take Christ for an example and follow in his steps (1 Pet. 2:21). 

 26. Let Christ dwell in your heart by faith (Eph. 3:17). 

 27. Esteem Christ more highly than all earthly things:  yea, than your own life (Luke 14:26). 

 28. Confess Christ freely before men (Luke 12:8). 

 29. Beware lest the cares of life or the allurements of pleasure weaken his hold on your heart (Luke 8:14). 

 30. Love thy neighbour as thyself (Matt. 22:39). 

 31. Exercise lordship over no one (Matt. 23:10-12). 

 32. Seek not your own welfare only nor bear your own burdens merely, but have regard to those of others (Phil. 2:4; Gal. 6:2). 

 33. Let your light shine before men:  hold forth the word of life.  Do good to all men as ye have opportunity (Matt.  5:16; Phil. 2:16; Gal. 6:10). 

 34. Be blameless and harmless, as the sons of God in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation (Phil. 2:15). 

 35. Be gentle, meek, kind-hearted, compassionate, merciful, forgiving (2 Tim. 2:24; Tit. 2:2; Eph. 4:32). 

 36. Be sober, grave, sincere, temperate (Phil. 4:5; 1 Pet. 1:13; 5:8). 

 37. Speak the truth every man with his neighbour:  put away all lying (Eph. 4:25). 

 38. Whatsoever ye do, do it heartily as unto the Lord, and not unto men (Col. 3:23). 

 39. Be watchful, vigilant, brave, joyful, courteous, and manly (1 Cor. 16:13; Phil. 4:4; 1 Thess. 5:6-10). 

 40. Be clothed with humility:  be patient toward all (Col. 3:12; Rom. 12:12). 

 41. Follow peace with all men (Heb. 12:14). 

 42. Sympathize in the joys and sorrows of others (Rom. 12:15). 

 43. Follow after whatsoever things are true, honest, just, pure, lovely, of good report, virtuous, and praiseful (Phil. 4:8). 

 44. Refrain utterly from adultery, fornication, uncleanness, drunkenness, covetousness, wrath, strife, sedition, hatred, emulation, boasting, vain-                       glory, envy, jesting, and foolish talking (Eph. 5:3-4). 

 45. Whatever you do consider the effect of your action on the honour of God's name among men.  Do all to the glory of God (1 Cor. 10:31; 3:17). 

 46. Reckon yourselves dead to all manner of sin.  Henceforth live not to yourselves, but to him who died for you, and rose again (Rom. 6:11; 2 Cor.                   5:15). 

 47. Be zealous of good works, always abounding in the work of the Lord, wearying not in well-doing (Tit. 2:14; Gal. 6:9). 

 48. Speak evil of no man (Tit. 3:2). 

 49. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly (Col. 3:16). 

 50. Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt (Col. 3:8; 4:6). 

 51. Obey rulers; submit to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake (Tit. 3:1). 

 52. Be holy in all manner of conversation (1 Pet. 1:15-16). 

 53. Give no occasion to the adversary to speak reproachfully (1 Tim. 5:14).