Evaluation Of The Ten Commandments Essay

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Evaluation of the Ten Commandments
The ethical systems taught and displayed in Moses’ Ten Commandments and Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount are similar in many ways. Beginning with Moses, the greatest prophet of the Jewish faith was born in Egypt to Amram and Jochebed. Following the order for the killing of all newborn Hebrew males, Moses’ mother Jochebed sent her son down the River Nile in Egypt. Years later, Moses led the Hebrews out of Egypt to what is known as Caanan or “The Promised Land”. While in the Sanai desert At Mount Sinai, Yahweh presented Moses with the Torah and The Ten Commandments. Unfortunately due to his disobedience to Yahweh, Moses was not permitted to enter The Promised Land. Instead Moses was permitted a view of the Promised Land from Mount Nebo Jordan, where he died; as told in the fifth book of the Hebrew bible Deuteronomy. Jesus was born to Mary and Joseph, in Bethlehem. From a Christian perspective, his birth was a Holy event being that Mary was still a virgin. At 30, Jesus began traveling around the Palestinian area to preaching and telling all to "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near." (Matthew 3:2). Jewish leaders despised of his teachings and rejected him as the Messiah. Because of this, Jewish leaders and Roman authorities nailed Jesus to the cross (Crucifixion) where he died (Also known as Good Friday) and was then buried in Jerusalem. Currently known as Easter Sunday , this is the day that Jesus from the dead and then “For 40 days after…

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