No Other Gods

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Isaiah 40:12-26   I.         The Ten Commandments formed the prologue to the Law of Moses             A.        They were the foundation of the Old Law             B.        Even though the Law of Moses ended, nine of those ten commandments are still in effect today.             C.        Understanding these basic laws can help us understand the New Law…

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Which law is the law?

Question: I have a friend who has fallen into the World Mission Society Church of God which is an anti-Christian cult. I have been trying to witness to her and she had presented me with different beliefs that I’m having trouble answering in regards to the law. I was hoping you could help with a…

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How Should Christians Regard the Sabbath?

by Ken Weliever via The Preacher’s Word The fourth commandment simply says, “Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy” (Exodus 20:7). First of all, it’s important to remember the regulations, restrictions as well as the basis of the Sabbath. The text provides some insight. “Six days you shall labor and do all your work,…

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Does the word “commandments” always refer to the Ten Commandments?

Question: Hi, I have read your response about the Ten Commandments issue and Jesus’ commandments. It seems that you are making good points in your explanation. However, a friend of mine explained this verse to me. And I think he has good points, too. Will you please check his arguments for me? I will appreciate it.…

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How many commandments are there now?

Question: How many commandments are there 10 or 9 or 11? Could you please confirm, one way or the other, that in the New Testament there are only nine commandments mentioned as commandments? Is that missing commandment is the fourth original commandment “Keep Holy the Sabbath Day”? So does this mean that in the Old…

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You Shall Not Murder

by Jim Dearman “You shall not murder!” That was God’s command as part of the Ten Commandments, and it is reinforced in the New Testament. In Romans 13:9, the apostle Paul refers to the commandment from Exodus 20:13. There he writes, “For the commandments, ‘You shall not commit adultery,’ ‘You shall not murder,’ ‘You shall…

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Does John 14:15 mean we are under the Ten Commandments?

Question: I love your website! It has been very helpful to me in my studies.  I have been studying with a friend of mine who still believes that we are under the ten commandments.  He wants to use the verse John 14:15 “If you love me keep my commandments” as proof that we are still…

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