This ten commandments covenant, the first and old covenant, is the one in view by the author of Hebrews is evident and becomes certain in the light of his mention of “the tables of the covenant” being placed within the ark of the covenant (Hebrews 9:4).
THE GREAT DOCTRINES OF CHRISTIANITY ARE: The Existence and Power of God
God is the Creator
God is the creator of Man
Immortality of the Soul
The Resurrection of the Dead
God is the Shepherd of Israel
The Existence of Moses’ Law
God’s Commands Available in that Law
That Law a Divine Revelation
Man’s Accountability to God
The Eternal Judgment (Heaven and Hell)
Rewards and Punishments
In Hebrews 8:6-7, this “new covenant” is contrasted with what is called “the first covenant,” or “the old covenant,” indicating that the new covenant would replace not merely those lesser covenants, but it would take the place of that covenant which was so great and comprehensive, overshadowing all others, that God called it the “first covenant.”
Here the call for silence opens the imaginary proceedings of a court, where God will face the heathen world with a test question.
The verbal prophecies, numbering some 333, foretold the coming of the Messiah in such detail and clarity that hardly any phase of our Lord’s life and character was omitted.
Christ was tried six times, three times before the Romans and three times before the Jewish tribunals.
Christ was more than a man, and every line of the New Testament emphasizes this transcendent fact.
This habit of praying toward a particular point has been maintained till this day by the Muslims who pray in the direction of Mecca.
The notion that Christianity has a looser moral code than Judaism is ridiculous; and yet that is precisely the understanding some have regarding the wonderful “freedom in Christ.” Such is a fatal delusion.
The 10th commandment is the most comprehensive of the commandments, forbidding ALL unlawful desire of every kind.
The imagination of men is involved in the violation of this commandment, because, if one does not tell the truth, the imagination is the only source of what he does tell.
Frequently, the human family have attempted to get rid of private property and to inaugurate some form of communal living, but thousands of years of experience have demonstrated invariably the futility and failure of all such systems.
As in most of the others, with regard to committing adultery, GOD did not give a reason for this prohibition. NONE WAS NEEDED.
the Bible extols and honors the glory of the workman.
The arrogant and atheistic dictum of humanists to the effect that, modern science makes unacceptable any supernatural or cosmic guarantees of human values, deifies man himself and places within wicked and fallible men the source of all authority.
Christ came not to destroy but to fulfill the Law (Matthew 5:17), and yet, “He took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross” (Colossians 2:14).
Paul flatly declared that Christians are “dead to the law by the body of Christ” (Romans 7:4), this having reference, of course, to all requirements of the law in their totality.
The Declaration of Independence! On this, Our day of Independence, July 4th 1776
We honor of the wise and brilliant men who, with the power of words and inspired writing, broke the inhumane shackles of Tyranny! – ELGardner
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”