The Ten Commandments Examined: Part Two

A Familiar Subject

Our look at the Ten Commandments continues:

The Ten Commandments Examined: Part One

A Familiar Subject

When asking people about the Bible, the Ten Commandments are a subject that many people are familiar with, even if they are not familiar with the commandments themselves. The Ten Commandments can be easily divided into two groupings: the first four commandments describe offenses against God; the remaining six commandments describe offenses against man.

A Breakdown in Communication

A Vital Piece

Communication is vital for the prolonged interaction of human beings. Whether in a marriage, a company, or even between nations, communication plays a role in joining groups of individuals together. When communication breaks down, it can cause many conflicts, some of them unintended.

What Sounds More Reasonable?

An Odd Human Quirk

There is a certain human quality that believes that something which sounds more complicated must be better. While this is perhaps a minor oversimplification, this phenomenon can be seen in the realm of modern technology. When purchasing a new television, for instance, the more expensive or “fancy” models tend to include numerous features (of uncertain reality or usefulness). The more complicated sounding the features are, the more appealing the product.

The Blood of Bulls and Goats

An Impossibility

For it is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins. Hebrews 10:4 (NASU)

In Hebrews Chapter 10, the Hebrew writer definitively explains that the sacrifice of Christ is better than the sacrifices of old because of the power of the sacrifice in Christ alone.