A recent study has come out which reveals that most Americans know the ingredients to the Big Mac better than they know the Ten Commandments. This is no surprise to me! But I am wondering, do YOU know the Ten Commandments? Most people these days think of the Ten Commandments as an antiquated set of rules that have no relevance to our lives today. However, God gave us the Ten Commandments so we would live holy, pure and set-apart lives among the pagans! They aren’t optional. So, I won’t ask you to recite the commandments, but can you run through them in your head and more importantly, can you seek to please God by following them? And not just following them in a legalistic sense, but in a way that is God-honoring and desires to please God and his way of living in this sinful and fallen world. Thanks for reading!
Note: Let me emphasize that we cannot keep the 10 Commandments without Christ. That is why God sent Jesus to die for us, because without grace we are doomed to fail! Without Christ, the 10 Commandments only serve to condemn us!
Romans 10:4 says “For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes.”