The Purpose of the Ten Commandments
The Ten Commandments were given to a people and a culture bound to follow Old Testament law. So do those ancient rules have any application in our lives today?
The Bible declares we’re saved by the free gift of grace. In light of Jesus’ sacrifice, no amount of obedience to the Law can ever make us right with God! Let's examine the importance of the Ten Commandments in light of salvation.
Though an x-ray can reveal what’s broken inside us, we still need the skilled hand of a surgeon to repair internal damage. It’s a spiritual check-up.
On the surface, the rules and regulations of the Old Testament may seem rigid and impractical. But seen in a larger context, they’re actually part of God’s perfect design! Let's take a fresh perspective on the Ten Commandments.
Some may think the Ten Commandments are archaic rules that don’t apply to our lives today. Discover how the commandments are an integral part of the bigger picture of God’s work through history, and ultimately point us to Christ.
In light of Christ’s sacrifice on the Cross, it’s easy to assume the Ten Commandments don’t apply to us today. Let's look at the apostle Paul’s treatise on the balance between law and grace, and find that the commandments play a vital role in God’s plan of salvation. A study of Romans 7.
No matter our age, rules and regulations have an uncanny way of making rebels out of the best of us. Do you think it's true, the more we’re told not to do something, the more we want to do it? An interesting study of the Ten Commandments.
The annual visit to the doctor’s office can be an unpleasant experience. But that check-up could be the very thing that saves our life!
According to the “Discover the Word” team, sin is a desire to be free from God. Let's study the Ten Commandments and discover that instead of restricting us, they actually offer us true freedom.
Cornered with an enticing temptation, and seeing no way out, it’s easy to believe that giving in is the only option. Another interesting study on the role of the Ten Commandments.
Temptation is often cloaked in goodness, enticing us to accept its siren call without regard to the consequences. Let's look at how Satan uses temptations to cause us to turn away from God.
Behind our political, economic, and social structures is another system at work in the world that has more control than we realize. It’s spiritual in nature and evil in purpose.