The 10 Commandments -
God's Revelation in the Old Testament
at Exodus, Chapter
They were given directly by God to the people of Israel
at Mount Sinai after
He had delivered them from slavery in Egypt:
"And God spoke all these words, saying:
'I am the LORD your God…
'You shall have no other gods before Me.'
set my eyes on You
everything I do,
is Only You that I adore
Only God that's true.
'You shall not make for yourself a carved
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.'
anything My hands create,
it be to give honor to Thee...
from this earth or heavens above,
with Glory for My Father to see.
'You shall not take the name
of the LORD your God in vain.'
through my lips Your name shall pass
it be with righteousness and Love...
bending Your words or distorting Your truth
Glory to My Lord God above.
'Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.'
me treat each day as the Sabbath
it Holy in Your sight.
climb to preach a sermon
I am the only one that's right.
'Honor your father and your mother.'
me Honor My Father and Mother, Lord
precious Gifts to Me.
use or parade their frailties
make others feel they owe me Pity.
'You shall not murder.'
take a life I know,
murder the reputation of a Man.
doing this , sparing physical death,
is still Murder I understand.
'You shall not commit adultery.'
just a thought or deed
In the minds
of all mankind...
Its not just
the act of adultery
But the lust
within their mind.
'You shall not steal.'
need to Steal but Only Give...
is how I have chosen to Live...
freely would give of the gifts you have given me
nothing is mine to own...
talents, the words the essence of beauty
from you alone.
'You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.'
say in Truth One is set free..
hard for some to understand.
truths, hidden among the lie...
such the ways of man.
out of context,
to cause such pain
As the Word of God
merely Blasphemies taken in vain.
'You shall not covet your neighbor's house;
you shall not covet your
nor his male servant, nor his female servant,
nor his ox, nor
nor anything that is your neighbor's.'
You love Your neighbor as Yourself
Your Lord God
your whole heart and soul ...
you would give to your neighbor
friendship more precious then gold.
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The 10 Commandments - Christ's Summation in the New Testament
About 1,400 years later,
the 10 Commandments were summed up in the
at Matthew 22,
when Jesus was confronted by the religious
"Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?"
"'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your
with all your mind.' This is the first and greatest commandment.
the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.'
All the Law and the
Prophets hang on these two commandments"
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