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What Laws Are Valid Today??

by Larry Hannigan 2013


So what about the Ten Commandments today?  They are simply the best rules to ensure maximum freedoms for individuals in any society at any time in history. They are not the ten suggestions and there are ten, not nine. Churches across the world teach that God’s laws were  abolished, nailed to the cross and they are no longer required to be kept under the New Testament.  Well such people would be pretty useless to Gideon in the Book of Judges, Chapter Six.  Yes Jesus did fulfil the ceremonial laws with his ultimate sacrifice, so what about the Ten Commandments today?   


Firstly Jesus states in John 14:15:  If ye love me keep my commandments.  And in Luke 6:46 he asks: Why do you call me Lord and do not the things which I say?


The Ten Commandments from the Old Testament are found all through the New Testament


1st Commandment                                 .                                                                                 

Exodus 20.2   I am the LORD thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.  3 Thou shalt have no other gods before me.  John 4.24   God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.                                                                   Matt 22.37  Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. 38 This is the first and great commandment. 39 And the second is like unto it, sThou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. 40 On these two commandments hang tall the law and the prophets

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2nd Commandment  

Ex 20.4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth    5 Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me; 6 And showing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments The Catholic Church deleted this one and then cut the 10th commandment in half to keep it still ten.  Why?  There is a lot of money made selling statues. Rev 21:8   Idolaters and liars shall have their part in the lake of fire, the second death.   


3rd Commandment    

Ex 20.7  You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain.  Matt 12.36  Every idle word that you speak you must give account thereof in the day of judgement.                                                                                     


4th Commandment    

Remember the Sabbath Day to keep it holy.  Six days shall you labour and do all your work but the seventh day is the Sabbath.  You shall not do any work on the seventh day which is the Sabbath. The Church also changed the Sabbath to Sunday, the first day of the week.  See the Catholic Encyclopaedia Vol 4    Page 153, confirms changing the 4th Commandment.  The Church, after changing the day of rest from the Sabbath of the 7th day of the week Ie Saturday, to the first day, Sunday, as the day to be kept holy as the Lord’s day.     Isaiah 66.23 says ... For as the new heavens and the new earth from one Sabbath to another shall all flesh come to worship before Me.  


5th Commandment

Exodus 20.12  Honour your father and your mother that your days may be long on the earth. Matt 15.4  Honour your father and mother. Children , obey your parents,  


6th Commandment    

Exodus 20.13  You shall not commit murder. Romans 13.9 You shall not  murder. You shall not commit adultery.You shall not steal. You shall not bear false witness.   


7th Commandment  “You shall not commit adultery.”   Exodus 20.14    

Mark 10. 11-12 Whosoever divorces his wife and then marries another, he commits adultery against her and if a woman divorces her husband and marries another, she commits adultery.  Also in Luke 16.18


8th Commandment   “You shall not steal.”

Ephes 4.28 Let him that stole steal no more: but rather let him labor, working with his hands the thing which is good, that he may have to give to him that needs. Usury is the practice of charging and receiving interest.  It is theft. Today all money is created into existence as a debt.  Anyone, a bank or an individual who charges or receives interest is breaking the 8th Commandment.  


Only nature can produce an increase.  Money cannot increase.  Deut 23.19 You shall not charge interest to your brother.  Eph 4.28  Let him that stole, steal no more but rather let him labour.                


9th Commandment “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbour.”  Exodus 20.16  

Matt 12.36  Every idle word that you speak you shall give account thereof in the day of judgement 37 for by your words you will be justified and by your words you will be condemned.


10th Commandment  “You shall not covet your neighbour’s wife, his house, nor anything that is your neighbours.” Exodus 20.16  In other words – private property.  First Timothy 6:10 tells us that: “The love of money is the root of all evil.”


Yes all Ten Commandments remain current and essential for today’s societies.  Jesus stated in Matt 5:17:  ‘Til heaven and earth pass not a single word shall pass from the law until all be  fulfilled. Well, all is not yet fulfilled and the ten will remain in effect right through to Revelation 14:12:  Here is the patience of the saints.  Here are they that keep the Commandments of God and the faith of Jesus.


In Revelation 22:14: Blessed are they that do his Commandments that they may have right to the tree of life and may enter in through the gates into the city. Under Commandment 8: You shall not steal … Let him that stole, steal no more but rather let him labour.  A proven thief must pay back double what he stole.  If the thief will not, or cannot repay, then he must work for the victim enough to pay the debt.  This is where our police come in as peace officers to make sure it’s done.  It used to be the Police Service but today it is the Police Force.  Yet very few police know that they are employees of a private abn corporation whose main purpose is revenue.  New police sincerely take an oath like this:  


“I [name] swear by almighty God that I will well and truly serve our Sovereign Lady Queen Elizabeth II and her heirs and successors according to law while I shall continue to be a member of the Queensland Police Service – regulation 1990.  I will do the best of my skill and knowledge according to law so help me God.”  


Hmm...which laws?  The Sovereign Lady is a fictitious thing with no authority. Her correct title is Her Most Excellent Majesty.  Police officers are not told the truth about the Crown Corporations who would have us believe they are state and local governments. They are not. They are  abn private companies.  Our founding fathers were wise.  They did not allow local councils to be any part of government in our constitution.  Why?  Well firstly, who owns a town or city?  Obviously the residents, the families who live there, they employ someone to look after their city, maintain the roads, deliver clean water without rat poison or other chemicals.  The council is also employed to trim the trees, provide sewerage, power and other  essentials.  The local council may well be an employed contractor or even a private corporation to do all these things but it is never any contractor’s right to dream up new rules and impose them on the owners of the city or town without prior agreement.  The local council is nothing more than a contracted employee. How dare they demand powers greater than the people who own the town!  Yet for hundreds of years our founding fathers observed how local dictators take over a town, so they deliberately excluded local council’s from ever being any part of government.


Since 1900 local councils have attempted to gain power over us three times.  Their latest attempt was answered with a resounding ‘no’ by a majority of people in a majority of states in the Australian referendum of 1988.  They have no rights to make any laws or bylaws over us … period.   


Here’s a letter from Attorney General Robert McClelland, MP, dated 8th July 2010:


“ Dear Mr Thompson,


I refer to your letter received on 10th June 2010  regarding the 1988 referendum.


I n 1988 four proposals to amend the Constitution were put to voters in accordance with section 128 of the Constitution.  One of those proposals sought to give constitutional recognition to local government but the proposal was not carried.  The Constitution does not currently recognise local government. Any change to the Constitution to recognise local government would need to be approved by voters at  a referendum.  The government will continue to explore reform including constitutional recognition to facilitate co-operation with Local Government.


Yours sincerely,                                                     


Robert McClelland,

Parliament House, Canberra.”


No doubt they’ll be trying to find ways to get around it. Here are just a few more words of advice from God in  Hebrews 13:17: Obey your leaders and submit to their authority.  They keep watch over you as men who must give an account.  Obey them so that their work will be a joy not a burden for that would be of no advantage to you. The leaders are the elders of the Church, not the politicians and certainly not the private corporations.  


Then in Acts 5:29 Peter and other apostles were being threatened with jail for disobeying man made laws. They stated boldly: “We ought to obey God rather than men.”  Hmm...God also advises us in Jeremiah 50, verse 2: “Declare ye among the nations and publish and set up a standard publish and conceal not.”  In other words, expose evil.  This is the duty of everyone and especially Pastors to inform their congregations of any abuses of our Constitution.  Church leaders are responsible to reveal any criminal offence since they are a minister who has taken the oath of allegiance.


The Magna Carta is one of the most magnificent man made documents which also summarises God’s laws, it is part of our law today and it’s words are enshrined in the monument in Canberra, the most famous verse being: “No free man shall be taken indeed imprisoned, either dispossessed, or outlawed, or exiled, or in manner destroyed...except by means of the legal judgement of his own equals indeed the law of the land.”  in other words,  Common Law.


Now what about corrupt judges and magistrates?  The principle of unanimity was understood and definitely and constitutionally established by King Alfred the Great in the following way: A judge, Cadwine, had a man named Hackwy put to death by hanging without the full verdict of the jury of 12.  In that case, three jurors pronounced the Not Guilty Verdict.  The judge, Cadwine, removed these three and selected three others who would pronounce the Guilty Verdict.  King Alfred had that judge hanged.  Also King Alfred had a judge Frebern hanged because that judge hanged a man called Harpin when the jurors were still in doubt as to their verdict.  


Alfred established that when there is a doubt, it is in the interests of all people that justice should save rather than condemn.   


The Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act, 1901, was hammered out by wise men for over 800 years.  It’s really rules for the government to uphold and protect our Human Rights.  They are elected to be the servant, not the masters.


Clause 5  states: “This Act and all laws made by the parliament of the Commonwealth under the Constitution note the key words here, Under the Constitution, shall be binding on the courts, judges and people of every state and of every part of the Commonwealth notwithstanding anything in the laws of any state.”  


As you can see, we’re bound only by laws made by the Parliament of the Commonwealth under the Constitution, with the correct seal, not the counterfeit seal on many Acts today and unless we are an employee or contracted with them we are not bound under the rules of any private corporation nor their counterfeit courts.  


Today there are people in these private corporations without any morals except their own and having little or no regard for the Constitution.  They sit in air-conditioned offices dreaming up new laws and legislation all designed to justify their existence and especially to raise revenue. Even judges and magistrates are now employees of private corporations. A legitimate judge must be appointed by the legitimate governor or the legitimate governor general, no one else and certainly not by any private corporation staff.                                                       


Here is God’s conditional promise to us in 2nd Chronicles 7:14:   If my people who I call by my name shall humble themselves and pray and seek my faith and turn from their wicked ways then will I hear from them and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.