The Second Commandment

Decalogue 3 – The Second Commandment God liberated his people out of Egypt, which is a pattern for how he delivered his people out of bondage to the old master of sin. He then outlined Israel’s duty in covenant with himself in the first commandment, which pertained to the Godward mind. All of life is … Continue reading The Second Commandment

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Ten Commandments 1 – Introduction & Preamble

Introduction to Ethics One may summarize the basic teaching of scripture as what God says about belief and duty. One would be hard pressed to think of something which this summary does not include. The Westminster Shorter Catechism, a protestant educational document from the 17th century puts it this way in its answer to the … Continue reading Ten Commandments 1 – Introduction & Preamble