Why did Jesus cite only six of the Ten Commandments to the young ruler?

Question: I visit your site often to look up topics and articles. There is very good information cited in them. I have a question, you might be able to answer. In Matthew 19:18-19, why did Jesus only cite six of the ten commandments to the rich young ruler and not all? Thanks. Answer: The account of…

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Reading Matthew 25 as a Unit

by Matthew W. Bassford The wise and the foolish virgin by Jan Adam Kruseman, 1848 Through the years, God has managed to hammer a few insights about the Bible into my thick head. One of them is that in the gospels, the order of stories matters. It’s common for the Evangelist to arrange material so…

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When Hard Times Come

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/When-Hard-Times-Come.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Philippians 1:12-14   I.         Life often goes in different in directions from what we expect.             A.        It had long been Paul’s desire to go to Rome to preach the Gospel – Acts 19:21             B.        It seemed though that something always came up which kept him from reaching his goal – Romans 1:13…

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God’s Compassion

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Gods-Compassion.mp3 by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Psalms 58   I.         God has the absolute right to judge             A.        Some get angry that He would dare to judge             B.        But it is the righteous God who gets angry – Psalms 7:10-11             C.        How can mankind who have shown repeated incidences of injustice sit in judgment on God? – Job 34:16-17…

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Lighten the Load

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/LightenTheLoad.mp3 by Raymond Warfel

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Compassion

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018Spring4Compassion.mp3 by Raymond Warfel, Jr. 2018 Spring Meeting

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Mankind Is My Business

https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018Spring2MankindIsMyBusiness.mp3 by Raymond Warfel, Jr. 2018 Spring Meeting

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