Thou Shalt Not Call Someone Empty-Headed

We spent the last couple of weeks walking through the first four commandments, discovering together the holiness of God and our own shortfalls as we strive to relate to God in holiness. The last six commands shift their attention slightly. The first four regard our relationship with God and the last six regard our relationship... Continue Reading →


No Other Gods

Previously, we discovered the purpose of the Law together. The Law was given as a sign of the covenant that God made with the people of Israel for the purpose of serving as a witness against the people. In this sense, the Law was given in order that sin, which was already present, would be... Continue Reading →

God’s Name and Rest

As we continue through the Ten Commandments, we remind ourselves of the Law’s purpose. The Law was given as a sign of the covenant that God made with the nation of Israel to serve as a witness against the nation of Israel (and against us). We remember that as we read through the Law, we... Continue Reading →


Why Did God Give the Law?

The Ten Commandments are a staple in Scripture. They are given, many times, as a requirement for the Christian life. They are presented, by some, as a sort of requirement for salvation. It is claimed by some that before Christ, people were saved by the keeping of the Law (which is represented by the Ten... Continue Reading →


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