What Christ Demands of Us

I came across this listing on John Piper’s website desiring God and thought it was very eye opening.

Demand #1: You Must Be Born Again
Demand #2: Repent
Demand #3: Come to Me
Demand #4: Believe in Me
Demand #5: Love Me
Demand #6: Listen to Me
Demand #7: Abide in Me
Demand #8: Take Up Your Cross and Follow Me
Demand #9: Love God with All Your Heart, Soul, Mind, and Strength
Demand #10: Rejoice and Leap for Joy
Demand #11: Fear Him Who Can Destroy Both Soul and Body in Hell
Demand #12: Worship God in Spirit and Truth
Demand #13: Always Pray and Do Not Lose Heart
Demand #14: Do Not Be Anxious About the Necessities of Daily Life
Demand #15: Do Not Be Anxious About the Threats of Man
Demand #16: Humble Yourself by Making War on Pride
Demand #17: Humble Yourself in Childlikeness, Servanthood, and Brokenhearted Boldness
Demand #18: Do Not Be Angry—Trust God’s Providence
Demand #19: Do Not Be Angry—Embrace Mercy and Forgiveness
Demand #20: Do The Will of My Father Who Is in Heaven—Be Justified by Trusting Jesus
Demand #21: Do The Will of My Father Who Is in Heaven—Be Transformed by Trusting Jesus
Demand #22: Strive to Enter Through the Narrow Door, for All of Life Is War
Demand #23: Strive to Enter Through the Narrow Door, for Jesus Fulfills the New Covenant
Demand #24: Strive to Enter Through the Narrow Door, for You Are Already in the Kingdom’s Power
Demand #25: Your Righteousness Must Exceed That of the Pharisees, for It Was Hypocritical and Ugly
Demand #26: Your Righteousness Must Exceed That of the Pharisees—Clean the Inside of the Cup
Demand #27: Your Righteousness Must Exceed That of the Pharisees, for Every Healthy Tree Bears Good Fruit
Demand #28: Love Your Enemies—Lead Them to the Truth
Demand #29: Love Your Enemies—Pray for Those Who Abuse You
Demand #30: Love Your Enemies—Do Good to Those Who Hate You, Give to the One Who Asks
Demand #31: Love Your Enemies to Show That You Are Children of God
Demand #32: Love Your Neighbor as Yourself, for This Is the Law and the Prophets
Demand #33: Love Your Neighbor with the Same Commitment You Have to Your Own Well-Being
Demand #34: Love Your Neighbor as Yourself and As Jesus Loved Us
Demand #35: Lay Up for Yourselves Treasures in Heaven by Giving Sacrificially and Generously
Demand #36: Lay Up for Yourselves Treasures in Heaven and Increase Your Joy in Jesus
Demand #37: Lay Up for Yourselves Treasures in Heaven—It Is Your Father’s Good Pleasure to Give You the Kingdom
Demand #38: Do Not Take an Oath—Cherish the Truth and Speak it Simply
Demand #39: Do Not Take an Oath—Let What You Say Be Simply “Yes” or “No”
Demand #40: What God Has Joined Together Let No Man Separate, for Marriage Mirrors God’s Covenant with Us
Demand #41: What God Has Joined Together Let No Man Separate, for Whoever Divorces and Marries Another Commits Adultery
Demand #42: What God Has Joined Together Let No Man Separate—One Man, One Woman, by Grace, Till Death
Demand #43: Render to Caesar the Things That are Caesar’s and to God the Things That Are God’s
Demand #44: Render to Caesar the Things That are Caesar’s as An Act of Rendering to God What is God’s
Demand #45: Do This in Remembrance of Me, for I Will Build My Church
Demand #46: Do This in Remembrance of Me—Baptize Disciples and Eat the Lord’s Supper
Demand #47: Let Your Light Shine Before Others that They Might Give Glory to Your Father Who Is in Heaven
Demand #48: Let Your Light Shine Before Others—The Joyful Sacrifice of Love in Suffering
Demand #49: Make Disciples of All Nations, for All Authority Belongs to Jesus
Demand #50: Make Disciples of All Nations, for The Mission Cannot Fail

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7 Responses to “What Christ Demands of Us”
  1. hankyhat says:

    Thanks for your blog. I am always here to read your latest. I want to say what I have said so that you know that there is someone out there appreciating what the Lord Leads you to write. and there must be others reading your blog too. from hugo.

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    • anointedplace says:

      I greatly appreciate your fellowship and hope that something is said that helps you, builds you up, and encourage you to tell others of God’s grace & mercy. If there is something we find that helps us and brings joy, we should want others to experience that life changing joy because we have love for one another as Christ commands.

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  2. hankyhat says:

    to find truth in what you write encourages me.

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  3. JimmyBean says:

    I don’t know If I said it already but …This blog rocks! I gotta say, that I read a lot of blogs on a daily basis and for the most part, people lack substance but, I just wanted to make a quick comment to say I’m glad I found your blog. Thanks, 🙂

    A definite great read..Jim Bean

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