Last Day of Days of Unleavened Bread, April 26, 2008


Words from Bible hard to “live with”: holy, righteous – hardest one in this category, perfect or blameless


Encarta Dictionary: 1. Not responsible: Not responsible for something wrong or unfortunate that has happened.  2.  innocent: doing nothing bad or wrong

Thefreedictionary: free of blame or guilt; innocent.  Of irreproachable character, an unimpeachable reputation

Webster:  free from blame or fault


Webster:  from Greek to blaspheme.  1. to find fault with 2. culpability, fault, sin.  3.  responsibility for something deserving censure

Thefreedictionary: at fault, being the cause or source of something, being responsible for a fault or error


Gen 17:1            God told Abraham to walk before Me and be blameless

Strongs H8549: entire (literally, figuratively or morally); integrity, truth, without blemish, complete, full, perfect, sincerely, sound, without spot, undefiled, upright, whole

Deut 18:9, 13     Surrounding nations do abominable things.  You shall be blameless before the Lord

Job 1:1, 8           Job was blameless and upright, one who feared God and shunned evil

Job 2:3               ditto

Job 9:20-22)      (LB) Job asks am I blameless? No, not compared to God.  Innocent or evil, God destroys both

Psa 18:23-25     I was blameless before Him, I kept myself from iniquity.  God is blameless with the blameless

Psa 19:13           Keep back Your servant from presumptuous sins, then I shall be blameless

Psa 37:37           Mark the blameless man, for the future of that man is peace

Psa 51:4             I have sinned, but You are blameless in Your judgment against me

Psa  119:80        Let my heart be blameless regarding Your statutes that I may not be ashamed

Prov 2:21           The upright will dwell in the land, and the blameless will remain in it

Prov 11:5           The righteousness of the blameless will direct his way aright

Prov 11:20         The blameless are a delight to the Lord

Prov 13:6           Righteousness guards him whose way is blameless,

Prov 28:10         Destruction for those who cause the upright to go astray, but the blameless inherit good

Prov 28:18         Whoever walks blamelessly will be saved

Prov 29:10         The bloodthirsty hate the blameless, but the upright seek his well-being

Luke 1:6             Zacharias and Elizabeth were both righteous before God, walking in al the laws blamelessly

Strongs G273:  irreproachable – blameless, faultless, unblamable

1 Cor 1:8           Through Jesus, grace of God we can endure unto the end and be blameless when Jesus returns

Phil 2:15             Do all things without complaining, disputing, that you may be blameless, shine as lights in world

Phil 3:6-9           Paul walked blameless as a Pharisee, but that didn’t count for anything before God

Col 1:22             Paul worked to present the church blameless before God

1 Thes 2:10        Paul walked blamelessly before the church

1 Thes 3:12-13   May God direct your ways, to love one another, establish your hearts blameless before God

1 Thes 5:23-24   May your spirit be preserved blameless at the coming Jesus

1 Tim 3:10          A bishop must be blameless

1 Tim 5:7            Let widows obey, not walk in pleasure, that they may be blameless

1 Tim 6:14          Keep the commandments without spot, blameless until Jesus appears

Titus 1:6-7          A bishop must be blameless

2 Pet 3:14          Because we look forward the return of Jesus, therefore be diligent in peace, without spot, blameless

Blameless – a step above doing a good (average) job of obeying God.  A tremendous challenge in this life.