The Ten Commandments

United Church of God
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Don't you think it's about time you learned what the 10 Commandments are all about?

Sadly, most people know little about the Ten Commandments. Few people can name more than three or four of them.

Those who take the time to study the commandments find they're not a list of "Do nots," but are in fact God's guide to the good life—a life full of blessings. That's why the Bible calls them "the royal law" and "the law of liberty."

There's much more to these commandments than meets the eye. They're not just God's way of preventing us from having a good time.

The commandments are designed to protect us, our families and our communities. They're a guide to transforming the way we think, what we do and how we live. They truly are ten keys to a successful and happy life!

Learn how you can begin having a life full of blessings by reading The Ten Commandments today!

Chapters in this ebook:

-- A Royal Law of Love
-- The First Commandment: What Is Our Greatest Priority?
-- Our Dependence on the God Who Created Us
-- The Second Commandment: What Is God Like?
-- God's Many Names Reveal Much About Him
-- The Third Commandment: From Profanity to Praise
-- The Fourth Commandment: Key to a Relationship With Our Creator
-- The Fifth Commandment: A Foundation for Success
-- How Should We Treat Parents Who Are Difficult to Honor?
-- The Sixth Commandment: Life Is a Precious Gift
-- The Seventh Commandment: Protect the Marital Relationship
-- The Eighth Commandment: Practice Giving Rather Than Getting
-- The Ninth Commandment: Truth as a Way of Life
-- The Tenth Commandment: True Righteousness Comes From the Heart
-- The Ten Commandments in the New Testament
-- Does the New Covenant Abolish the Commandments?
-- Grace, Faith and Law
-- Christ's New Commandment

Inside this Bible Study Aid ebook:

"Every commandment of God is for our good. Did you notice in the preceding passage that obeying God’s commandments and practicing love are irrevocably linked together in God’s eyes? This is because the commandments define the love that is the foundation for all godly relationships."

"...Jesus spoke clearly and to the point. God’s law has not been abolished, and, according to Christ’s own words, anyone who teaches so is directly contradicting Him and is in serious spiritual trouble."

"It is important that we believe what Jesus and His apostles said about their own view of the commandments of God. Once that is clear to us, then the reasonings of men cannot deter us from respecting and obeying those commandments from the heart."
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Who we are: This publication is provided free of charge by the United Church of God, an International Association, which has ministers and congregations throughout much of the world.

We trace our origins to the Church that Jesus founded in the early first century. We follow the same teachings, doctrines and practices established then. Our commission is to proclaim the gospel of the coming Kingdom of God to all the world as a witness and to teach all nations to observe what Christ commanded (Matthew 24:14; 28:19-20).

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United Church of God
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Nov 16, 2011
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Pages
71
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9780557621439
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English
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-- What is True Worship?
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-- A Test for You?

Inside this Bible Study Aid ebook:

"God, Creator of the Sabbath, determines when the day begins and ends, and it was observed from sunset to sunset throughout the Bible. His Sabbath begins Friday evening at sunset and ends Saturday evening at sunset."

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"Many who argue that the Sabbath was abolished in the New Testament point to the apostle Paul’s writings to justify their view. But is this opinion correct? They commonly cite three passages to support that claim—Romans 14:5-6, Colossians 2:16-17 and Galatians 4:9-10."

"Here we see God’s true intent for the Sabbath: It is part of a proper, loving relationship with Him. It is a matter of honoring God."
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Inside this Bible Study Aid ebook:

"God inspired much of prophecy to relate to the first and second appearances of Jesus as the Messiah."

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