What God Wants Us To Do



What God Wants Us To Do
Author: Mark V. Markov

When it comes to doing
What God wants us to do
The Ten Commandments
And the Two Commandments of Jesus Christ,
Marriage.
And God's instruction,
When it comes to sexual relations.
It all remains the same,
Even till this day.

God's expectation from us
To put our best effort
In living according to His instruction
To the best of our ability

Ten and the Two Commandments,
Marriage,
And God's instruction in sexual relations
Carries over and stays the same
From the Old Testament
To the New Testament

Grace does not give us the right
To live a life practicing sin
To live a life practicing
Breaking the Commandments of God
To live a life in disobedience

When we accept Jesus Christ
As our Lord and Savior
We must always try our very best
To live a life
Practicing doing right
Living according
To God's instruction.

If sometimes we fail or fall
We ask for forgiveness
And continue our very best
In putting the effort to do right in life

Trying our very best
In living according
To God's instruction.

The definition of marriage stays the same
As also God's instruction
In sexual relations
It stays the same.
The Ten Commandments and the Two Commandments of Jesus Christ
They stay the same.

Such as you shall have no other gods
Not bow down to any images of any creatures
Not murder
Not steal
Not be a false witness

The principle of right
Stays same
From the Old Testament
To the New Testament

In keeping the Ten Commandments of God
And the Second Commandment of Jesus Christ
To love your neighbor as self
We end up keeping the First Commandment of Jesus Christ
To love God
With all your heart, soul, and mind
With all your strength.

For if we deliberately break the Commandments of Elohim
Then we show with our action
That we do not love God.

Even though we are not perfect
Yet still we must always try
To live according to what God instructed us.
And if sometimes we fail or fall
Grace is there to pick us up
Yet grace is not an excuse
To live a life deliberately practicing sin.

Hebrews chapter Ten
Verses Twenty Six
Through Thirty One
Tells us that
In the word of God.

When it comes to doing
What God wants us to do
The Ten Commandments
And the Two Commandments of Jesus Christ,
Marriage.
And God's instruction,
When it comes to sexual relations.
It all remains the same,
Even till this day.

God's expectation from us
To put our best effort
In living according to His instruction
To the best of our ability

Ten and the Two Commandments,
Marriage,
And God's instruction in sexual relations
Carries over and stays the same
From the Old Testament
To the New Testament...


Genesis 2:22-24 (ESV)

22 And the rib that the Lord God had taken from the man he made into a woman and brought her to the man.

23 Then the man said,

“This at last is bone of my bones
    and flesh of my flesh;
she shall be called Woman,
    because she was taken out of Man.”

24 Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.


Matthew 19:1-9 (ESV)

Teaching About Divorce

1 Now when Jesus had finished these sayings, he went away from Galilee and entered the region of Judea beyond the Jordan.

2 And large crowds followed him, and he healed them there.

3 And Pharisees came up to him and tested him by asking, “Is it lawful to divorce one's wife for any cause?”

4 He answered, “Have you not read that he who created them from the beginning made them male and female,

5 and said, ‘Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh’?

6 So they are no longer two but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate.”

7 They said to him, “Why then did Moses command one to give a certificate of divorce and to send her away?”

8 He said to them, “Because of your hardness of heart Moses allowed you to divorce your wives, but from the beginning it was not so.

9 And I say to you: whoever divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another, commits adultery.”

1 Corinthians 7:10-11 (ESV)

10 To the married I give this charge (not I, but the Lord): the wife should not separate from her husband

11 (but if she does, she should remain unmarried or else be reconciled to her husband), and the husband should not divorce his wife.

Mark 10:2-12 (ESV)

2 And Pharisees came up and in order to test him asked, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?”

3 He answered them, “What did Moses command you?”

4 They said, “Moses allowed a man to write a certificate of divorce and to send her away.”

5 And Jesus said to them, “Because of your hardness of heart he wrote you this commandment.

6 But from the beginning of creation, ‘God made them male and female.’

7 ‘Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife,

8 and the two shall become one flesh.’ So they are no longer two but one flesh.

9 What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate.”

10 And in the house the disciples asked him again about this matter.

11 And he said to them, “Whoever divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery against her,

12 and if she divorces her husband and marries another, she commits adultery.”



Leviticus 18 (ESV)

1 And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying,

2 “Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, I am the Lord your God.

3 You shall not do as they do in the land of Egypt, where you lived, and you shall not do as they do in the land of Canaan, to which I am bringing you. You shall not walk in their statutes.

4 You shall follow my rules and keep my statutes and walk in them. I am the Lord your God.

5 You shall therefore keep my statutes and my rules; if a person does them, he shall live by them: I am the Lord.

6 “None of you shall approach any one of his close relatives to uncover nakedness. I am the Lord.

7 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father, which is the nakedness of your mother; she is your mother, you shall not uncover her nakedness.

8 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's wife; it is your father's nakedness.

9 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your sister, your father's daughter or your mother's daughter, whether brought up in the family or in another home.

10 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your son's daughter or of your daughter's daughter, for their nakedness is your own nakedness.

11 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's wife's daughter, brought up in your father's family, since she is your sister.

12 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's sister; she is your father's relative.

13 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your mother's sister, for she is your mother's relative.

14 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your father's brother, that is, you shall not approach his wife; she is your aunt.

15 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your daughter-in-law; she is your son's wife, you shall not uncover her nakedness.

16 You shall not uncover the nakedness of your brother's wife; it is your brother's nakedness.

17 You shall not uncover the nakedness of a woman and of her daughter, and you shall not take her son's daughter or her daughter's daughter to uncover her nakedness; they are relatives; it is depravity.

18 And you shall not take a woman as a rival wife to her sister, uncovering her nakedness while her sister is still alive.

19 “You shall not approach a woman to uncover her nakedness while she is in her menstrual uncleanness.

20 And you shall not lie sexually with your neighbor's wife and so make yourself unclean with her.

21 You shall not give any of your children to offer them to Molech, and so profane the name of your God: I am the Lord.

22 You shall not lie with a male as with a woman; it is an abomination.

23 And you shall not lie with any animal and so make yourself unclean with it, neither shall any woman give herself to an animal to lie with it: it is perversion.

24 “Do not make yourselves unclean by any of these things, for by all these the nations I am driving out before you have become unclean,

25 and the land became unclean, so that I punished its iniquity, and the land vomited out its inhabitants.

26 But you shall keep my statutes and my rules and do none of these abominations, either the native or the stranger who sojourns among you

27 (for the people of the land, who were before you, did all of these abominations, so that the land became unclean),

28 lest the land vomit you out when you make it unclean, as it vomited out the nation that was before you.

29 For everyone who does any of these abominations, the persons who do them shall be cut off from among their people.

30 So keep my charge never to practice any of these abominable customs that were practiced before you, and never to make yourselves unclean by them: I am the Lord your God.”

To uncover nakedness means
To have sexual intercourse with the person

Hebrews 10:26-31 (ESV)

26 For if we go on sinning deliberately after receiving the knowledge of the truth, there no longer remains a sacrifice for sins,

27 but a fearful expectation of judgment, and a fury of fire that will consume the adversaries.

28 Anyone who has set aside the law of Moses dies without mercy on the evidence of two or three witnesses.

29 How much worse punishment, do you think, will be deserved by the one who has trampled underfoot the Son of God, and has profaned the blood of the covenant by which he was sanctified, and has outraged the Spirit of grace?

30 For we know him who said, “Vengeance is mine; I will repay.” And again, “The Lord will judge his people.”

31 It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.


1 John 5:2 (ESV)

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and obey his commandments.


1 John 2:4 (ESV)

Whoever says “I know him” but does not keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth is not in him,

1 John 3:22 (ESV)

and whatever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him.

Romans 13:9 (ESV)

For the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,” and any other commandment, are summed up in this word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”

Luke 18:20 (ESV)

You know the commandments: ‘Do not commit adultery, Do not murder, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Honor your father and mother.’”

John 14:15 (ESV)

“If you love me, you will keep my commandments.

John 14:21 (ESV)

Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.”

John 15:10 (ESV)

If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father's commandments and abide in his love.

Mark 10:19-20 (ESV)

19 You know the commandments: ‘Do not murder, Do not commit adultery, Do not steal, Do not bear false witness, Do not defraud, Honor your father and mother.’”

2 John 1:6 (ESV)

And this is love, that we walk according to his commandments; this is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it.

1 Corinthians 7:19 (ESV)

For neither circumcision counts for anything nor uncircumcision, but keeping the commandments of God.

Exodus 20:1-21 (ESV)

1 And God spoke all these words, saying,

2 “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.

3 “You shall have no other gods before me.

4 “You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.

5 You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me,

6 but showing steadfast love to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.

7 “You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain.

8 “Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.

9 Six days you shall labor, and do all your work,

10 but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, you, or your son, or your daughter, your male servant, or your female servant, or your livestock, or the sojourner who is within your gates.

11 For in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy.

12 “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.

13 “You shall not murder.

14 “You shall not commit adultery.

15 “You shall not steal.

16 “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.

17 “You shall not covet your neighbor's house; you shall not covet your neighbor's wife, or his male servant, or his female servant, or his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is your neighbor's.”

18 Now when all the people saw the thunder and the flashes of lightning and the sound of the trumpet and the mountain smoking, the people were afraid and trembled, and they stood far off

19 and said to Moses, “You speak to us, and we will listen; but do not let God speak to us, lest we die.”

20 Moses said to the people, “Do not fear, for God has come to test you, that the fear of him may be before you, that you may not sin.”

21 The people stood far off, while Moses drew near to the thick darkness where God was.

1 Corinthians 7:19 (ESV)

For neither circumcision counts for anything nor uncircumcision, but keeping the commandments of God.
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