- Name some of the holidays that cause us to remember various people and events.
- Why is it important for us to remember what God has done for us?
- Why is it important for us to remember the responsibilities that we have before God?
- Why does God give us reminders in Scripture?
We want to examine the Scriptures to find the word “remember”, and see what some of the things are that God does not want us to forget.
REMEMBER THE SABBATH
Exodus 20:8 – Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. See Exodus 20:8-11
Deuteronomy 5:15 – And remember that thou wast a servant in the land of Egypt, and that the LORD thy God brought thee out thence through a mighty hand and by a stretched out arm: therefore the LORD thy God commanded thee to keep the sabbath day.
REMEMBER YOUR CREATOR
Ecclesiastes 12:1 – Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;
REMEMBER THE PAST
Isaiah 46:9 – Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me,
Ephesians 2:11-13 – Wherefore remember, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands; That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world: But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.
REMEMBER LOT’S WIFE
Luke 17:32 – Remember Lot’s wife. – See Luke 17:27-33
REMEMBER JESUS’ WORDS
John 15:20 – Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also. – See John 15:7, Colossians 3:16
REMEMBER GOD’S WORKS
Matthew 16:9 – Do ye not yet understand, neither remember the five loaves of the five thousand, and how many baskets ye took up?
1 Chronicles 16:12 – Remember his marvellous works that he hath done, his wonders, and the judgments of his mouth;
REMEMBER THE RESURRECTION
2 Timothy 2:8 – Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David was raised from the dead according to my gospel:
REMEMBER SUFFERING BELIEVERS
Hebrews 13:3 – Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body.
REMEMBER YOUR LEADERS
Hebrews 13:7 – Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.
REMEMBER YOUR SINS
Revelation 2:5 – Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent.
REMEMBER WHAT YOU’VE HEARD
Revelation 3:3 – Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee.