Which ordinance of God is “unrighteous?”

I carry my Bible practically everywhere I go.  (ALWAYS ready to make a defense for the Truth of our Messiah and His Torah…)  In my Bible case, I keep a little yellow note pad to jot ideas or thoughts to pursue, or comment on, or write about.  Maybe a book, a thought, a verse, etc…  Some days, like today, are particularly fertile and I wind up adding four or five new ideas or thoughts to develop for this blog or for personal study.

Recently, I posted one of the most popular posts I’ve written.  It was short, to the point and something I thought I was the only one who had overlooked…  But, something connected.  Well, this goes very well with that post…

We enjoyed the day in the company of some Messianic friends and, as I love to do, I cruised a few of the books they had laying around.  I found a little gem that I’ll share more about later, but as I glanced through the book reading snippets, the use of a particular reference caught my eye.  I had to look it up and, upon reading it for myself, pulled out the ever-ready highlighters and drew a big gawdy orange box around this verse.

It BEGGED the question:

“Which ordinance(s) of God is (are) unrighteous?”

I immediately asked our hosts and they looked at me like I was confused or had lost my marbles.

Sue answered, “Well, …none of them.”


All of Christendom would have to agree.   A righteous God cannot give unrighteous ordinances.  Period.

And, now they are in a pickle.  See a second witness to last weeks blog post:

The sum of Your word is truth,
And every one of Your righteous ordinances is everlasting.

The ordinances that Christendom tries to get around are here until heaven and earth pass away!


I like that question.  “Which of God’s ordinances is unrighteous?”  I think I’ll be using that in the near future.  Hope you will, too!


Author: Pete Rambo

Details in 'About' page @ natsab.wordpress.com Basically, husband of one, father of four. Pastor x 11 years, former business and military background. Micro-farmer. Messianic believer in Yeshua haMashiach!

5 thoughts on “Which ordinance of God is “unrighteous?””

  1. I love ps. 119. All of it. I still remember many years again when I read it with ‘the right glasses’ how much more it meant to me. I go back and read it still. All His Word it Truth.


    1. It really is one of the most glorious chapters in all of Scripture!! Before I truly understood how Yahweh thinks of His Torah, that Psalm was a dry, hard-to-read piece that went on for 176 verses.

      Now, understanding the heart of my King for HIS ways and His Law, it is a delight not only to walk in His Commandments, but to see them through His eyes.


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