210 Plain Laws and Warnings in the Old and New Testament


There are 47 in the Old Testament and  163 in the New Testament


Those before Moses’ Law:

1.     You shall surely die (Genesis 2:17).

2.     Walk … be perfect (Genesis 17:2).

3.     Keep the way of the Lord, to do justice and judgment, that the Lord may fulfil His Word (Genesis 18:19).

Those Under the Healing Covenant:

4.     If diligently hearken … do right … give ear to commandments … keep all His statutes (Exodus 15:26).

Those under Moses’ Law:

5.     That I may prove them, whether they walk in My law or no (Exodus 16:4).

6.     If you obey … then you shall be a peculiar people unto Me (Exodus 19:5).

7.     Whosoever sinneth against Me, him will I blot out of My book (Exodus 32:33).

8.     By no means (note even by means of grace) clear the guilty (Exodus 34:6-7).

9.     If you keep My commandments, then will I bless you (Leviticus 26:3-13; Deut. 7:12-24; Deut. 11:13-14; Deut. 28:1-14).

10.   But if you will not keep My commandments, then I will curse you (Leviticus 26:14-45; Deut. 28:15-68).

11.   Beware … forget not God … if you do forget Him … you will surely perish (Deut. 8:11-20).

12.   What does the Lord require, but to walk in His ways?  (Deut. 10:12-13).

13.   Take heed … be not deceived, and you turn aside from God … then His wrath will be against you (Deut. 11:16-21).

14.   I have set before you a blessing and a curse:  a blessing if you obey … a curse if you disobey (Deut. 11:26-28).

Those Under Palestinian Covenant:

15.   Keep the words of this covenant … do them, that you may prosper … that He may establish you a people unto Himself (Deut. 29:1,9,13-15).

16.   When you hear the words of this curse and you say in your heart, I shall have peace, though I sin.  The Lord shall not spare … because they have forsaken the covenant (Deut. 29:19-28).

17.   If you hear … keep His commandments … and if you turn unto the Lord with all your heart (Deut. 30:1-10).

18.   I have set before you life and good, and death and evil … keep His commandments, that you may live (Deut. 30:11-16).

19.   But if your heart turn away … you shall surely perish (Deut. 30:17-20)

Those of Joshua:

20.   Only observe to do according to all the law … that you may prosper … have good success (Joshua 1:7-8).

21.   Keep and do all of the law … if you in any wise turn back … you shall perish (Joshua 23:6-14).

22.   Choose you this day whom you will serve (Joshua 24:14-16).

23.   If you forsake the Lord … then He will turn to do you hurt, and consume you, after He has done you good (Joshua 24:20).

Those of Samuel:

24.   If you will obey … rebel not, then you will follow the Lord (1 Samuel 12:14).

25.   But if you do wickedly, you shall be consumed (1 Samuel 12:24-25).

26.   You have not kept the commandment of the Lord … your kingdom will not continue (1 Samuel 13:13-14).

Those of David and Solomon:

27.   Keep the charge of the Lord … that He may continue His Word (1 Kings 2:3-4).

28.   If your children take heed to walk in truth with all their heart (1 Kings 2:4).

29.   If you will walk in My ways … keep My commandments (1 Kings 3:14).

30.   If you keep My commandments, then I will bless … but if you break them, then will I cut off Israel (1 Kings 9:3-9; 1 Kings 11:1-38; 2 Chron. 7:19-22).

31.   Only if they obey (2 Kings 21:7-8).

32.   If he be constant to do My commandments (1 Chron. 28:7-10).

33.   If My people humble themselves … pray … seek My face … turn from sin, then will I hear (2 Chron. 7:14).

34.   If you seek Him, He will be found of you; but if you forsake Him, He will cast you off forever (1 Chron. 28:9).

35.   But if you turn away from My commandments …  Then will I pluck you up … cast out of My sight (2 Chron. 7:19-22).

Those of Old Testament Prophets:

36.   The Lord is with you, while you be with Him … but if you forsake Him, He will forsaken you (2 Chron. 15:2).

37.   Because you have forsaken the Lord, He has forsaken you (2 Chron. 24:20).

38.   Because they have forsaken Me …  My wrath shall not be quenched (2 Chron. 34:25).

39.   But if they obey not, they shall perish … die without knowledge (Job 36:12).

40.   They have forsaken the Lord … have gone away backward …  I will not hear (Isaiah 1:4-15).

41.   But if you refuse and rebel, you shall be devoured (Isaiah 1:19-20; Jeremiah 1:16; Jeremiah 2:13,17,19; Jeremiah 5:19; Jeremiah 9:13; Jeremiah 15:6; Jeremiah 16:11; Jeremiah 17:13; Jeremiah 19:4; Jeremiah 22:9).

42.   If you will not obey, I will destroy you (Jeremiah 12:17).

43.   When a righteous man turns from his righteousness, and commits iniquity he shall die in his sin (Ezekiel 3:20-21).

44.   The soul that sinneth it shall die (Ezekiel 18:4).

45.   When a righteous man turns away from his righteousness and commits sin … all his righteousness shall not be mentioned.  In his sins he shall die (Ezekiel 18:24-26).

46.   The righteousness of the righteous shall not deliver him in the day of his transgression …  If he trust to his own righteousness and commit iniquity, all his righteousness shall not be remembered; but for his sin he shall die (Ezekiel 33:12-13).

47.   If you will not hear, I will curse you (Malachi 2:2).

The New Covenant-Under Grace

Those of Christ:

48.   If the salt has lost its savour it is good for nothing but to be cast out (Matthew 5:13).

49.   He that endureth to the end shall be saved (Matthew 10:22).

50.   Whosoever speaketh a word against the Holy Ghost, it shall not be forgiven him (Matthew 12:32-33).

51.   Dureth for a while … which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away (Matthew 13:21; Luke 8:13).

52.   Let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me (Matthew 16:24).

53.   Labour for eternal life (note, John 6:27).

54.   If you continue in My word, then are you My disciples indeed (John 8:31).

55.   Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin (not a son).  And the servant abideth not in the house forever:  but the Son abideth ever (John 8:34-35).

56.   My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me (note, John 10:26-27).

57.   If a man love Me he will keep My words (John 14:21-23).

58.   If a man abide not in Me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned (John 15:6).

59.   Continue in My love (John 15:9).

60.   If you keep My commandments you shall abide in My love (John 15:10-13).

61.   You are My friends, if you do whatsoever I command you (John 15:14).

Those of Paul:

62.   Persuaded them to continue in the grace of God (Acts 13:43).

63.   Exhorting them to continue in the faith (Acts 14:22).

64.   When they knew God, they glorified Him not as God …  God have them up to uncleanness (Romans 1:21-32).

65.   They which commit such things are worthy of death (Romans 1:32; Romans 2:2-3).

66.   By patient continuance in well doing seek for eternal life (Romans 2:7).

67.   Know you not, that to whom you yield yourselves servants to obey, his servants you are?  (Romans 6:16-23).

68.   The wages of sin is death (Romans 6:23).

69.   Who walk not after the flesh, but after the spirit (Romans 8:1-4).

70.   If you live after the flesh you shall die:  but if you through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, you shall live (Romans 8:12-13).

71.   Because of unbelief they were broken off and you stand by faith … on them that fell, severity; but toward you goodness, if you continue in His goodness:  otherwise you shall be cut off.  And they also, if they abide not still in unbelief, shall be graffed in again (Romans 11:20-23).

72.   If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy (1 Cor. 3:17).

73.   The unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God (1 Cor. 6:9-10).

74.   Through your knowledge the weak brother shall perish (1 Cor. 8:11).

75.   I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection, lest when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway (1 Cor. 9:27, note).

76.   By which you are saved, if you keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless you have believed in vain (1 Cor. 15:2).

77.   By faith you stand (2 Cor. 1:24).

78.   We labor, that whether present or absent, we may be accepted of Him (2 Cor. 5:9).

79.   We beseech you that you receive not the grace of God in vain (2 Cor. 6:1).

80.   I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity in Christ (2 Cor. 11:3).

81.   Christ is in you, except you be reprobate (castaway)-as in 1 Cor. 9:27, note (2 Cor. 13:5).

82.   I marvel that you are so soon removed from Him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel (Galatians 1:6-9).

83.   If I build again the things which I destroyed, I make myself a transgressor (Galatians 2:18).

84.   I do not frustrate the grace of God (it can be done-Galatians 2:21).

85.   Who hath bewitched you that you should not obey the truth (Galatians 3:1; Galatians 5:7).

86.   Having begun in the Spirit, are you now made perfect by the flesh? (Galatians 3:3; cp. Galatians 5:19-21).

87.   The just shall live by faith (by daily faith, not a faith once for all; Galatians 3:11).

88.   After you have known God, how turn you again to be in bondage (Galatians 4:9)?

89.   I am afraid for you, lest I have bestowed labor upon you in vain (Galatians 4:11).

90.   My little children, of whom I travail in birth again until Christ be formed in you …  I stand in doubt of you (Galatians 4:19-20, note).

91.   Stand fast in the liberty … be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage (Galatians 5:1,3).

92.   You are fallen from grace (Galatians 5:4).

93.   A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump (Galatians 5:9; 1 Cor. 5:7-8).

94.   If you bite and devour one another, take heed that you be not consumed one of another (Galatians 5:15).

95.   Walk in the Spirit and you shall not fulfill the lusts of the flesh (Galatians 5:16).

96.   They which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God (Galatians 5:19-21).

97.   Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.  For he that soweth to the flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting (Galatians 6:7-8).

98.   The spirit that worketh in the children of disobedience (Ephes. 2:2).

99.   Because of these things (sins) cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience (Ephes. 5:6).

100.  That you may be without offense until the day of Christ (Phil. 1:10).

101.  Work out your own salvation with fear and trembling (Phil. 2:12).

102.  Stand fast in the Lord (Phil. 4:1).

103.  If you continue in the faith grounded and settled, and be not moved away from the hope of the gospel (Col. 1:23).

104.  As you have received Christ, so walk in Him:  rooted and built up in Him, and established in the faith (Col. 2:6-7).

105.  Beware lest any man spoil you… after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ (Col. 2:8).

106.  Let no man beguile you of your reward … not holding the Head (Christ, Col. 2:18-19).

107.  Mortify your members upon earth … for which things’ sake cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience (Col. 3:5-6).

108.  He that does wrong shall receive for the wrong which he has done: and there is no respect of persons (Col. 3:25).

109.  I sent to know of your faith, lest by some means the tempter has tempted you, and our labor be in vain (1 Thes. 3:5).

110.  Now we live, if we stand fast in the Lord (1 Thes. 3:8).

111.  Taking vengeance on them that obey not the gospel … who shall be punished with everlasting destruction (2 Thes. 1:8-9).

112.  Withdraw from every brother that walketh disorderly (2 Thes. 3:6,14).

113.  From which (faith) some have turned aside (1 Tim. 1:5-6).

114.  Some having put away concerning faith have made shipwreck (1 Tim. 1:18-20).

115.  Some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits and doctrines of devils (1 Tim. 4:1).

116.  Take heed unto yourself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in so doing this you shall save yourself, and them that hear you (1 Tim. 4:16).

117.  He has denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel (1 Tim. 5:8).

118.  When they have begun to wax wanton against Christ, they will marry; having damnation, because they have cast off their first faith (1 Tim. 5:11-12).

119.  Some have already turned aside after Satan (1 Tim. 5:15).

120.  While some coveted after (money), they have erred from the faith (1 Tim. 6:10).

121.  Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold of eternal life (1 Tim. 6:12,19).

122.  Some have erred concerning the faith (1 Tim. 6:21).

123.  If we be dead with Him, we shall also live with Him (2 Tim. 2:11).

124.  If we deny Him, He also will deny us (2 Tim. 2:12).

125.  Who concerning the faith have erred … and overthrow the faith of some (2 Tim. 2:18).

126.  Continue in the things you have learned (2 Tim. 3:14-15).

127-148.  See Twenty-two Warnings to Christians in Hebrews.

Those of James:

149.  When lust has conceived, it brings forth sin:  and sin, when it is finished, brings forth death (James 1:13-15).

150.  Be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves (James 2:22-25).

151.  To him that knows to do good, and does it not, to him it is sin (James 4:17).

152.  Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him … he that converteth a sinner (who was formerly a Christian) from the error of his way shall save a soul from death (James 5:19-20, note).

Those of Peter:

153.  He that hears and works righteousness is accepted of Him (Acts 10:35).

154.  The face of the Lord is against them that do evil (1 Peter 3:12).

155.  If the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the sinner appear? (1 Peter 4:18).

156.  He that lacks these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and has forgotten that he was purged from his old sins (2 Peter 1:9).

157.  Give diligence to make your calling and election sure:  for if you do these things you shall never fall (2 Peter 1:10).

158.  If God separated not the angels that sinned (they were once holy and in grace) He will not spare you (1 Peter 2:4-9).

159.  The Lord knows how to reserve the unjust unto judgment (2 Peter 2:9).

160.  Which have forsaken the right way, and are gone astray (2 Peter 2:15).

161.  They allure into sin those who were clean escaped from sin (2 Peter 2:18).

162.  Of whom a man is overcome, of the same is he brought into bondage (2 Peter 2:19)

163.  If after they have escaped the pollutions of the world through the knowledge of Jesus Christ, they are again entangled therein, and overcome, the latter end is worse than the beginning.  It had been better not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after they have known it, to turn away from the holy commandment (2 Peter 2:20-22, notes).

164.  Be diligent that you may be found in Him in peace, without spot, and blameless (2 Peter 3:14).

165.  Beware lest you also, being led away with the error of the wicked, fall from your own stedfastness (2 Peter 3:17).

Those of John:

166.  If we say we have fellowship with Him and walk in darkness, we lie, and do not the truth (1 John 1:6).

167.  If we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth us from all sin (1 John 1:7).

168.  We know that we know Him, if we keep His commandments (1 John 2:3).

169.  He that says, I know Him, and keeps not His commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in him (1 John 2:4).

170.  Whoso keeps His word … hereby we know that we are in Him (1 John 2:5).

171.  He that saith he is in the light, and hateth his brother, is in darkness even until now (1 John 2:9).

172.  If any man love the world the love of the Father is not in him (1 John 2:15-17).

173.  He that does the will of God abideth forever (1 John 2:17).

174.  Let that eternal life abide in you (1 John 2:24-25, note).

175.  Abide in Him; that when He shall appear we may have confidence (1 John 2:28).

176.  Everyone that does righteousness is born of Him (1 John 2:29).

177.  Everyone that has this hope in Him purifieth himself, even as He is pure (1 John 3:3).

178.  Whosoever committeth sin transgresses the law and incurs the death penalty (1 John 3:4; Ezekiel 18:4; Galatians 5:21).

179.  Whosoever abideth in Him sinneth not:  whosoever sinneth has not seen Him, neither known Him (1 John 3:6, note).

180.  He that committeth sin is of the devil, not of God (1 John 3:8).

181.  Whosoever is born of God does not commit sin (1 John 3:9, note).

182.  Whosoever does not righteousness is not of God (1 John 3:10).

183.  Whosoever loves not his brother is not of God (1 John 3:10,15).

184.  He that loves not his brother abides in death (1 John 3:14).

185.  Whosoever hates his brother does not have eternal life abiding in him (1 John 3:15).

186.  Whosoever shuts up his bowels of compassion from a brother in need does not have God’s love (1 John 3:17).

187.  He that loves not does not know God (1 John 4:7-8).

188.  Whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world (1 John 5:1-5).

189.  If any man see his brother sin a sin that is forgivable, he shall ask and life shall be given him (1 John 5:16).  This proves that when a man sins he incurs the death penalty (James 5:19-20; Ezekiel 18:4; Galatians 5:21).

190.  Whosoever sins and abides not in the doctrine of Christ, has not God. He that abides has both the Father and the Son (2 John 1:9).

191.  He that does good is of God; but he that does evil is not of God (3 John 1:11).

Those of Jude:

192.  Turning the grace of God into lasciviousness (Jude 1:4).

193.  The Lord, having saved the people out of Egypt, afterward destroyed them that believed not (Jude 1:5; 1 Cor.10).

194.  Sinning angels are set forth as an example to others who are tempted to sin (Jude 1:6-7).  If God will damn them for sin, He will also damn others.

195.  Keep yourselves in the love of God (Jude 1:21).

196.  Look for the mercy of Jesus Christ unto eternal life (Jude 1:21).

Those of Christ and John:

197.  You have left your first love.  Recognize you are fallen, repent, do your first works; or else I will remove your church (Rev. 2:4-5).

198.  Be faithful unto death, and I will give you life (Rev. 2:10).

199.  Repent, or I will come unto you and fight against you (Rev. 2:16).

200.  Those that defile their garments will not walk with Me (Rev. 3:5).

201.  He that does not overcome I will blot his name out of the book of life (Rev. 3:5; Rev. 22:18-19; Exodus 32:32-33; Psalm 69:25-29).

202.  Hold that fast which you have, that no man take your crown (Rev. 3:11).

203.  Because you are neither cold nor hot, I will spue you out of My mouth (Rev. 3:15-16).

204.  Blessed are they that watch and keep their garments, lest they walk naked and ashamed (Rev. 16:15).

205.  All who sin will have their part in the lake of fire (Rev. 21:8).

206.  All who sin will not enter the Holy City (Rev. 21:27; Rev. 22:15,19).

207.  The unjust, filthy, and sinful will forever be that way (Rev. 22:11).

208.  If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues of this book (Rev. 22:18).

209.  If any man shall take away from the words of this book, God shall take away his part out of the book of life (Rev. 22:19).

210.  God shall take his part out of the things written in this book (Rev. 22:19).