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Example sentences for "commandments"

Lexicographically close words:
commandeth; commanding; commandingly; commandit; commandment; commando; commandoes; commandos; commands; commas
  1. We have seen how its adherents craftily seek to evade the precepts and commandments of their "law," so far as possible; and then to balance their evil doings by works of merit.

  2. That there are noble precepts and commandments all must admit.

  3. In this new Christian heaven are all those who, from the first formation of the Christian Church, worshiped the Lord and lived according to His commandments in the Word, and were therefore in charity and faith from the Lord through the Word.

  4. But as the Lord respects the freedom of all men in this world and compels no man to love Him, his neighbor, or obedience to the Divine Commandments supremely, He compels no man there.

  5. And he said: I have not troubled Israel, but thou and thy father's house, who have forsaken the commandments of the Lord, and have followed Baalim.

  6. Not one but all the Ten Commandments will be broken, and turkeys will be eaten on Christmas Day.

  7. And that you be firm in keeping the commandments wherewith I have commanded you, and if you do this, behold I grant unto you eternal life, even if you should be slain.

  8. And now I, the Lord, give unto you a testimony of the truth of these commandments which are lying before you; 5.

  9. And while they were at variance one with another they became very slothful, and they hearkened not unto the commandments of their lord, 51.

  10. For if you keep my commandments you shall receive of His fullness, and be glorified in me as I am in the Father; therefore, I say unto you, you shall receive grace for grace.

  11. Our council was continued on the 1st of May, when it was ordered that three thousand copies of the Book of Commandments be printed in the first edition; [15] that William W.

  12. Search these commandments for they are true and faithful, and the prophecies and promises which are in them shall all be fulfilled.

  13. And the duty of the Bishop shall be made known by the commandments which have been given, and the voice of the conference.

  14. Nevertheless, I gave commandments, and many have turned away from my commandments and have not kept them.

  15. And also gave commandments to others, that they should proclaim these things unto the world; and all this that it might be fulfilled, which was written by the prophets; 19.

  16. Now Cuthman not only built and laboured for his old bed-ridden mother, but he also preached to the people, and stirred up the love of God, and zeal for His commandments in their hearts.

  17. There was a man of Alexandria named Paphnutius, honourable, and observing the commandments of God.

  18. Jesus answered, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel.

  19. Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

  20. Tell them to read the Book of Mormon and obey it; read the commandments that are printed and obey them: yea, humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God that peradventure he may turn away his anger from you.

  21. It is no palliation of their offense to say that the saints had not strictly kept the commandments of God.

  22. Indeed, the Lord himself declared that they taught for doctrine the commandments of men.

  23. Also Judah didn't keep the commandments of Yahweh their God, but walked in the statutes of Israel which they made.

  24. They forsook all the commandments of Yahweh their God, and made them molten images, even two calves, and made an Asherah, and worshiped all the army of the sky, and served Baal.

  25. Even the commandments were made subservient to masculine ideas, the tenth classing a man's wife with his cattle and slaves, while the penalties of the seventh were usually visited upon her alone.

  26. Luther asserted that the Ten Commandments applied to neither Gentiles nor Christians, but only to the Jews.

  27. For all the commandments are summed up in this one command: "You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

  28. Therefore he lives best who lives in no wise for himself, and he who lives for himself, lives worst; for so the Ten Commandments teach.

  29. From all this it follows that the commandments command nothing but love and forbid nothing but love; nothing but love fulfils the commandments and nothing but love breaks them.

  30. The commandments must be fulfilled before any works can be done, and the works proceed from the fulfilment of the commandments [Rom.

  31. Yet the foolish fellow thinks to gloss over such disobedience and contempt of the divine commandments with his self-willed pilgriming, when it is really only curiosity or devilish delusion which leads him to it.

  32. That is as much as to say that God's commandments are not to be kept to the end that God's commandments may be kept.

  33. And that is what the Lord Christ means when He says, Matthew XV, 9, "In vain do they worship me with the commandments of men.

  34. This is a strong command, that we are not at all to regard the commandments of men.

  35. On these two commandments dependeth the whole law and the prophets.

  36. And in vain do they worship me, teaching doctrines and commandments of men.

  37. The sort of melodrama they see there has recently been described as "the ten commandments written in red fire.

  38. Master believe he had kept the commandments perfectly?

  39. His commandments are not grievous; they invent commandments for him, and lay them, burdens grievous to be borne, upon the necks of their brethren.

  40. When the Lord has definitely mentioned the commandments he means, the youth returns at once that he has observed those from his youth up: are we to take his word for it?

  41. Could the nature of one who had kept the commandments be so slight that, after having sought and talked with Jesus, held communion with him who is the Life, he would care less about eternal life than before?

  42. Can you have failed to note that it is the youth who has been for years observing the commandments on whom the further, and to you startling, command is laid, to part with all that he has?

  43. Do you put faith in him,' I ask, 'or in the doctrines and commandments of men?

  44. As to your money, let the commandments direct you how to use it.

  45. The commandments can never be kept while there is a strife to keep them: the man is overwhelmed in the weight of their broken pieces.

  46. Were one of the disobedient, in the hope of the honour, to part with every straw he possessed, he would but be sent back to keep the commandments in the new and easier circumstances of his poverty.

  47. Above all, we must recast in a positive form the negative commandments which we have inherited from the Ancient Law.

  48. The Puritans had objected to the people's kneeling while the Commandments were read on the score that ignorant worshippers might mistake the Decalogue for a form of prayer.

  49. The Pastor will probably ask you no questions on the subject, and, if he does, you can promise to learn the Commandments afterwards.

  50. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "commandments" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.