What Is The 8th Commandment?

8th Commandment

What is the 8th Commandment?   Was the commandment to not steal given only to Israel or is it given for all people for all time?The 8th CommandmentExodus 20:15 “You shall not steal.”The commandment, “You shall not steal” was given by God to Israel at Mount Sinai as a direct order but this applies to every person on the face of the earth.  Today, the 8th commandment is one of the most broken of all the commandments that God gave to Israel even though this commandment surely applies to … [Read more...]

What Is The 4th Commandment?

What is the 4th Commandment?  Is the Sabbath command written only for the Jews?  Are Christians to observe a Saturday Sabbath? The 4th Commandment Exodus 20:8-11 "Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor, and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, you, or your son, or your daughter, your male servant, or your female servant, or your livestock, or the sojourner who is within your gates.  For in si … [Read more...]

What Is The 7th Commandment?

The 7th Commandment

What is the 7th Commandment? Is the commandment to not commit adultery still in effect? Was this written only to Israel?The 7th CommandmentExodus 20:14 “You shall not commit adultery.”Was this commandment given only to and for Israel?  Is it still in effect today?  Does this commandment also include divorcing someone without just cause and then remarrying someone else?  These questions are going to be addressed from both the Old Testament and the New Testament and as we shall read, th … [Read more...]

What Is The 6th Commandment?

The 6th Commandment

What is the 6th Commandment?  Is it okay to kill sometimes? Is killing the same thing as murder? The 6th CommandmentExodus 20:13 “You shall not murder.”Most people misquote this as you shall not kill but it doesn’t say you shall not kill but you shall not murder. Is there a difference?  Yes, in World War Two, many of the Nazi’s had to be killed because they were murdering millions of innocent victims and trying to exterminate the Jews in what was one of the world’s worst cases of an atte … [Read more...]

What Is The 9th Commandment?

The 9th Commandment

What is the 9th Commandment?  Is it still relevant today?   What does it mean to bear false witness against a neighbor?  Who is our neighbor?The 9th CommandmentExodus 20:16 “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.”When God gave Israel the Ten Commandments, He wrote these in stone and these were not written by man like the Mosaic Law was but by the very finger of God indicating their permanence for all time so these don’t only apply to Israel, they apply to everyone.  W … [Read more...]

What Is The 5th Commandment?

5th Commandment

The 5th Commandment is “Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you” so what does this mean to believers today?The Ten Commandments The Ten Commandments are not 10 suggestions or 10 helpful hints, they are commands given by God for all people for all time.  The difference between the Mosaic Law and the Ten Commandments are the Mosaic Laws were given only for a time and only for a specific people.   When Jesus died on the cross for … [Read more...]