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Exodus 20:1

Exodus 20:1

In the beginning God made man in His own image, but man sinned and fell into rebellion against his Creator.. and God's plan of redemption was set in motion. But the evil intent of man's evil heart remained evil continually.. and the windows of heaven poured out the water of judgement on a God-hating, sinful world.. flooding the entire earth and cleansing it of it pre-flood perversions and unspeakable violence.

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Exodus 20:2

Exodus 20:2

The moral law was given specifically to Israel.. and before God listed the conditions of His covenant with Israel and His requirements of His chosen people, the Lord reminded them : I am the LORD your God, Who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.

Israel had been selected out of the sea of nations to be God's chosen people, and this initial statement preceded the long list of read more...

Exodus 20:3

Exodus 20:3

The giving of the Law to the nation of Israel was one of the most important events in the history of mankind's redemption, and an important step in the chronicles of the covenant nation of Israel - through Whom God's anointed Saviour was to be born.

The Lord had rescued the nation of Israel from Egyptian slavery and carried them on eagles wings into the Sinai desert where they were to be given an exalted position among all the read more...

Exodus 20:4

Exodus 20:4

There is nothing more obnoxious to the Lord than the worship of graven images and idolatry surrounding false gods. When God presented Himself to the people of Israel in the wilderness and made His covenant with them, the very first matter the Lord brought up was this issue of idolatry, where something or someone - visible or invisible, was placed before Him.

From the beginning, men started to worship the creation instead of the read more...

Exodus 20:12

Exodus 20:12

Honouring one's father and mother is being obedient to them, listening to their advice and complying with their instructions and wishes. This Old Testament command, to honour your father and mother is not only repeated by the Lord Jesus in His pre-cross ministry to Israel, but is also reiterated to the Church.. by Paul, in both Ephesians and Colossians - Children, be obedient your parents.. in the Lord, Paul wrote, for this is right and well-pleasing read more...

Exodus 20:13

Exodus 20:13

The Law of Moses, which comprises of 613 individual laws, begin with the Decalogue, otherwise called the 10 Commandments, or more literally translated 'the Ten Words'.

These 10 commandments underpin both the religious and civil law of Israel and can be divided into two very distinct groups. The first four relate to man's relationship with God, while the last ones pertain to man's relationship with his fellow man.

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