Principles of Commercial Law (Maxims of Law)

Eternal, unchanged principles of Commercial Law are: [Mosaic Law]

a. A workman is worthy of his hire. (thou shalt not steal)
(Exodus 20:15; Leviticus 19:13; Matthew 10:10; Luke 10:7; II Timothy 2:6)

b. All are equal under the law. (no one is above the law)
(Exodus 21:23-25; Leviticus 24: 17-21; Deuteronomy 1:17, 19:21; Matthew 22:36-40; Luke 10:17; Col. 3:25

c. In commerce, truth is sovereign. (thou shalt not bear false witness)
(Exodus 20:16; Psalms 117:2; John 8:32; II Corinthians 13:8)

d. Truth is expressed in the form of an affidavit.
(Leviticus 5:4-5; Leviticus 6:3-5; Leviticus 19:11-13; Numbers 30:2; Matthew 5:33; James 5:12)

e. An unrebutted affidavit stands as the truth in Comerce.
(2 Peter 1:25; Hebrews 6:13-15)

f. An unrebutted affidavit becomes the judgment in Commerce.
(Hebrews 6:16-17)

g. All matters must be expressed to be resolved.
(Hebrews 4:16; Philippians 4:6; Ephesians 6:19-21)

h. He who leaves the battlefield first loses by default.
(Book of Job; Matthew 10:22)

i. Sacrifice is the measure of credibility. (no willingness to sacrifice = no liability, responsibility, authority or measure of conviction)
(Acts 7, life/death of Stephen)

j. A lien or claim can be satisfied only through an affidavit by a point-for-point rebuttal, resolution by jury, or payment.
(Genesis 2-3; Matthew 5; Revelation)

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