"You shall not murder." Exodus 20:13 Albert Mohler states in his book Words from the Fire: “As the Ten Commandments are explained, injury is often done to the final five commandments by suggesting that the simplicity of interpretation comes down to the fact that they pertain to our relationships with fellow human beings. Although that … Continue reading The 6th Commandment
"Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you." (Exodus 20:12, ESV) This commandment is much like a bridge point between the first three and the final 6 commandments. And FYI, it’s not meant just for kids and teenagers to obey … Continue reading The 5th Commandment
This is just one of the first set of commandments that point us to focus on God and how He wants to be worshiped as the one and only true God, no idols used in worship, and we need not to take the Lord's name in vain (say we are a believer for our benefit … Continue reading The 4th Commandment
Image above from Logos Bible Software "You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain.” (Exodus 20:7, ESV) This passage seems to be easily misunderstood as to the focus of this Commandment. There are three thoughts that … Continue reading The 3rd Commandment
The second Commandment is just like the first in that it points us to focus on God alone and stop putting things in the way of the true God. Exodus 20:4–6 (ESV) 4 “You shall not make for yourself a carved image, or any likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or that is in … Continue reading The 2nd Commandment
God gives the Ten Commandments by His own voice to the Israelites in Deuteronomy 20:1-2. "And God spoke all these words, saying, 'I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.'" Just after declaring this to the people listening to his words, the … Continue reading The 1st Commandment
Hi, my name is Joseph Williams and I am married to Marsha (Perky) Williams. We have been married since July 18, 2009 and are still growing in our relationship with each other as we learn the quirks and mannerisms. We have two kids, Alyssa (4 years as of 2015) and Tyson ( 1 year as … Continue reading Who is Joseph & Marsha Williams?