Ten Commandments

Living in Light of the Ten Commandments

In this article, I intend to explore and answer the question, “How can Christians live in light of the Ten Commandments?” by examining the purpose of the law within the larger story of redemption in the Bible. Christians are no longer under the law but under grace...

Reverence and Awe

Exodus 20:18-21, "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 and said to Moses, “You speak to us, and we will listen; but do...

Do Not Covet

Exodus 20:17, “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." The Ten Commandments are the basis for biblical law. In...

Theft and the Law of God

Exodus 20:15, “You shall not steal.” The law of God is something we are told to meditate upon (Ps....

Do Not Take the Lord’s Name in Vain: Hallowing the Name of God

Do Not Take the Lord’s Name in Vain: Hallowing the Name of God

Exodus 20:7, “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." Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. (Matthew 6:9) The Lord ’s Prayer has been and continues to be spoken by believers...

Opening Words

Opening Words

First words are important. “I have a dream,” “Call me Ishmael,” “Mother died today,” “In the beginning God.” There are countless great examples of first lines that pack a ton of meaning into their few words. As readers begin to investigate the Ten Commandments...