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  • Ten Commandments: The Ten Commandments

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    The Ten Commandments were engraved on two stone tablets. The first five commandments which were engraved in the first panel, handle the relationship of people with God; the second panel includes five commandments that deal with the relationship of people with their fellow men. The commandments are not a restrictive law of a tyrannically commanding God; it is a guide for our life. It follows an attempt deeper meaning of the Ten Commandments. Commandment #1) You shall have No Other Gods before Me

  • Ten Commandments And The Ten Commandments

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    Old Testament is obsolete. They see no correlation between living in today’s world as a Christian, and the happenings of the past. They attribute the Ten Commandments as laws for the Jews, “intended only for the nation Israel before the death of Jesus” (Gane, 1997, para. 1). They reinforce that idea by pointing out that the fourth commandment was for the nation of Israel specifically. “The Israelites are to observe the Sabbath, celebrating it for the generations to come as a lasting covenant.

  • The Ten Commandments and the Beatitudes

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    reveals His divine plan of redemption for Israel by the time we read Exodus chapter 20. The Lord’s mighty hand released the nation of Israel from their taskmasters. He brought them to His holy mountain and there He will personally write the Ten Commandments (Decalogue) and give them to Moses for the people. God pours out His sovereign law out on a tablet and written on the hearts of men. Through these laws, the LORD sets in motion His divine plan for social, religious and national order for all

  • Reflection On The Ten Commandments

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    about the Ten Commandments and how they make Jewish people better in their lives. The Ten Commandments were given to the Jewish people through Moses, from God at Mount Sinai. Since that day, the commandments have been very important to Jewish life. They can be found twice in the Torah. First in chapter twenty of the book of Exodus, and they are then again repeated in chapter five of the book of Deuteronomy. There are slight variations to these repetitions which concerns the fourth commandment, regarding

  • Essay On The Ten Commandments

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    YHWH gave the Israelites the Ten Commandments. These Ten Commandments “set the Israelites apart and enabled them to mold a distinctive culture” as said in the text book The Human Records sources of global history volume 1: to 1500. The Human Records mentioned that “Israelites evolved the idea that they enjoyed the special protection of god (YHWH)”. The Ten Commandments are the exact words of God which were engraved on a stone that was given to Moses by god. As mentioned in the text book The Human

  • The Ten Commandments and The Daodejing

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    The Ten Commandments and Holiness Code have a lot in common with The Daodejing, despite being written under very different times and different circumstances. The two texts share many of the same ideas and philosophies needed to live a true and uncomplicated life. The Ten Commandments are a set of rules and principles which are essentially rules of worship and ideologies enacted to give the new community of people who were fleeing from Egypt a set code to live by. God himself delivered the tablets

  • Importance Of The Ten Commandments

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    Do the Ten Commandments apply the world we live in today? Billy Graham put it this way “The Ten Commandments are just as valid today as when God gave them to Moses over 3,000 years ago. Jesus said, “I tell you the truth, until heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen, will by any means disappear from the Law” (Matthew 5:18),” Billy Graham. Every passing day it seems christianity becomes more and more meaningless. Keeping the ten commandments is necessary

  • Ten Commandments Essay

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    irrigation systems, bronze tools, and separated themselves into social classes, each with various legal rights and responsibilities. In this region the Babylonian King, Hammurabi, laid down the first set of laws. This code of conduct and the Hebrews Ten Commandments provided frameworks for maintaining stable communities. For a community to prosper it must agree on first principles. The Hebrews first principles are found in the creation story of Genesis. In seven days,

  • ten commandments

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    The Ten Commandments monument should be removed is because it was put there dishonestly. If the circumstances of this situation were different, in that case I would agree that the Ten Commandments monument should stay. Then I take into consideration how the monument ended up in the public courthouse, and I can see why it should be removed. Perhaps the monument should not go away where it will never be seen again, but taken to a place where it can be seen by anyone that wishes. At the beginning of

  • Essay On The Ten Commandments

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    Original Ten In society today, the followers of Christianity and Judaism believe that they are correctly interpreting the Ten Commandments. The original Ten Commandments were set up by God as a covenant between himself and his followers. To clarify the true meaning of these instructions, more information is needed than these commandments alone. When researchers and believers resorted to the passages of the bible, then the “truth” was revealed. The story of the original Ten Commandments occurs in

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