79 – Third Commandment
§ 79. The Law condemns all those who neglect the proper use of the Word of God and the Sacraments, especially when and where they are publicly administered, or who fail to contribute toward the maintenance of the church and the furtherance of its purposes.
John 5:39 Search the Scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of Me.
John 8:47 He that is of God heareth God’s words: ye therefore hear them not, because ye are not of God.
Colossians 3:16 Let the Word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalm and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.
Ecclesiastes 5:1 Keep thy foot when thou goest to the house of God, and be more ready to hear, than to give the sacrifice of fools: for they consider not that they do evil.
Psalm 26:6–8 So will I compass Thine altar, O Lord: that I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all Thy wondrous works. Lord, I have loved the habitation of Thy house, and the place where Thine honor dwelleth.
I Thessalonians 2:13 For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when you received the Word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the Word of God.
James 1:21 Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted Word, which is able to save your souls.
Hebrews 10:25 Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.
Luke 11:28 But he said, Yea rather, blessed are they that hear the Word of God, and keep it.
Luke 10:16 He that heareth you heareth Me; and he that despiseth you despiseth Me; and he that despiseth Me despiseth him that sent Me.
Luke 16:29 Abraham saith unto him, They have Moses and the prophets; let them hear them.
Galatians 6:6 Let him that is taught in the Word communicate unto him that teacheth in all good things.
I Corinthians 11:24–25 And when He had given thanks, He brake it, and said, Take, eat: this is My body, which is broken for you: this do in remembrance of Me. After the same manner also He took the cup, when He had supped, saying, This cup is the new testament in My blood: this do ye, as oft as ye drink it, in remembrance of Me.
Matthew 28:19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.
Mark 16:15 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the Gospel to every creature.
Colossians 2:16–17 Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holiday, or of the new moon, or of the Sabbath days: which are a shadow of things to come; but the body is of Christ.
Romans 14:5–6 One man esteemeth one day above another: another esteemeth every day alike. Let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind. He that regardeth the day, regardeth it unto the Lord; and he that regardeth not the day, to the Lord he doth not regard it.