The Ten Commandments


10commandments-600Jesus Christ summarized all of God’s laws in two great commandments (Matthew 22:37-40).

I plan to take a closer look at each of the 10 Commandments over the next few posts, considering their application to believers in the church today. My goal is not to cover every issue in one post, but deal with specific issues as I work through the commandments. This first post will deal with the overall purpose of them.

The Purpose

First, let’s consider one of the reasons why God gave the people of Israel the Ten Commandments in the first place.

Exodus 20:2

I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.

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