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In the news we have heard a lot about removing the commandments from the court system. Well, I am apart of the group that wants to keep the commandments in our country. What are the ten commandments? They are the index of instructions give by the God who created all. The one that knows exactly how we as well as the earth work. One of the commands of the Torah state that we should plant and reap from a field for 6 years. Then on the seventh year let the land rest. From a normal person’s view, it would be smart to let the land rest but, for the sake of greed, the command is disregarded. So, we add all types of things that are harmful. As a result we have an increase of disease, health problems and I’m sure someone else could finish the list. This is just for not following this command. Now, I personally believe that we’ve become so smart that we have become completely dumb. Lets take a look a the commandments from a non religious position

ONE: ‘You shall have no other gods before Me.

TWO: ‘You shall not make for yourself a carved image–any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.’

THREE: ‘You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain.’

FOUR: ‘Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.’

FIVE: ‘Honor your father and your mother.’

SIX: ‘You shall not murder.’

SEVEN: ‘You shall not commit adultery.’

EIGHT: ‘You shall not steal.’

NINE: ‘You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.’

TEN: ‘You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, nor his male servant, nor his female servant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is your neighbor’s.’

The first 3 of the commandment index are teach how to love and honor the one that created all. The latter seven are showing us how to love and honor ourselves as well as our neighbor. Can someone show me the threat? Jesus said, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind (intellect). This is the great (most important, principal) and first commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as [you do] yourself. These two commandments sum up and upon them depend all the Law and the Prophets.” This was mention first Leviticus 19:18. So if these commands are here to help us live better and maintain order on the earth, why are they trying to get rid of them. Is it that we know better now? The product telling the manufacturer we want to change the rules! Wow!! I think to answer this we would have to get unplugged from the trance we have allowed ourselves to be put in and look at everything groups such as the ACLU stand for. We get so caught up in the 98% of what seems good and ignore the 2% thats destroying us. If you place a frog in hot water he will jump out very quick but, if you place it in luke warm water and slowly add heat he will cook. We are the frog!!

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4 thoughts on “Are The Ten Commandments Necessary For Today?

  1. We are the frog in so many areas of our lives. As the enemy sets his platform for us to continue to walk outside of love, and we rest in the lukewarm water, we are cooked. Since everything hangs on love it must be grasped, earnestly sought after and understood then the other commandments will automatically happen. It takes faith to keep any of the commandments and of course faith works by love. If we truly love the Lord God with all of our hearts, souls, mind and strength then we won’t kill, steal, covet, lie, commit adultery because these actions are a by product of what is in or not in the heart. Truly the commandments being removed is to slap God in the face but, the question is: Does having the commandments posted in public places cause people to actually respect them or even desire to read the Torah or the Bible in its entirety? I don’t think that it does. I think that if the love walk can be truly grasped then others will want to turn to the Word that will transform lives. Then perhaps we will no longer be the frogs.

  2. Very good article. It is very much appreciated. In Mal. 3:6 it says “For I am the Lord, I do not change”. But for some reason we think He has. Because we think he has changed we completely ignore what He says in what we call “The Old Testament” instead of seeing the Bible as one book. The truth is, He has not changed and all that He commanded is still in force. The only things in the Old Testament that have changed are the things that Yeshua (Jesus) himself changed when He came. He is the only one that could make changes because He is God. The scripture in Heb. 13:6 says, Jesus Christ the same yesterday, today and forever. This proves my point.

  3. I think this article is Wonderful…We can’t emphasize enough on how important the Ten Commandment’s are, ESPECIALLY in school. Thanks for your insight!

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