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Do Not Murder Part 2

On the surface, the 6th commandment, “You shall not murder” seems like a simple one to obey. But, in the New Testament, there are 2 passages which broaden the definition. In Matt. 5:21-26, Jesus states that the ways in which we speak to and about others can be considered murder – anger, insults, and name-calling are 3 specific examples that He includes. In James 4:1-3, our unchecked passions and desires can be murder as well. Our hearts and our minds…

Murder – 6th Commandment

Exodus 20:13 The 6th commandment – “You shall not murder” – is prohibiting the most offensive act that a person can commit against God. Murder is the unjustified, illegal, or immoral taking of another person’s life. And the reason it’s the most offensive act a person can commit against God is because every single human being carries the image of God. We’ve been searching for how these commands show up in the New Covenant. First, obviously, murder is against the…

Honor – 5th Commandment

Exodus 20:12 The first and primary audience for this command is children in the home. What you young people do with this command today will lead to flourishing as a person later or to floundering as a person later. That may seem like a huge thing to say about this one verse. Here’s how it is true: Your choice to honor your parents and obey them will shape you into a person who honors and obeys all the authority that…