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    Moses Ten Commandments

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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…

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    The Ten Commandments helped to create standards for Jewish morality, rituals, and accountability. These commandments, that are still followed today, are the laws that God handed down to Moses on Mount Sinai (Ten Commandments 1). The Ten Commandments that people know are actually only the first ten, out of 613 commandments, that were handed down to the Jewish people (Rich 1). The commandments are all of equal importance, because we have no way of knowing which ones the creator meant to be the…

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    It is my opinion that posting the Ten Commandments in public places is in the least, inconsiderate to those who are not Christian and does in fact violate the First Amendment. The First Amendment explicitly allows for the freedom of speech, but also for ones religious beliefs to not be impeded. It is my belief that confusion lies in the fact that one has the ability to believe and follow and religion they choose, but by forcing another person to abide by your religious beliefs, you are…

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    God’s Ten Commandments have been long neglected by today’s society. This has had a negative impact on our self- centered, money driven culture. In this paper, I will be analyzing three of the Ten Commandments and applying them to today’s culture. The Commandments I will be dissecting are the First Commandment, Fourth Commandment, and Fifth Commandment. I will then choose one of these Commandments and apply it to my own life. The First Commandment, “You shall have no other gods” (Deut. 5:7),…

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    Despite the region and time, various religions emerge throughout the human history to regulate the actions and behaviors of individuals and groups, ensuring the proper operation and advancement of societies. Christianity, as a classical religion, also obtains the same function, conducting its believers on various aspects in their daily lives with the Ten Commandments. Since the Ten Commandments are revealed by Moses in Exodus, the second book of Bible; instead of Genesis, the first book of…

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    Anastasia Jakub Mr. Snader Old Testament Bible April 6 2017 In this essay I will be explaining what the Ten Commandments meant to the Israelites when they first received them, how we interpret the Ten Commandments today, I will also be giving several examples of how we interpret them today. The Ten Commandments were ten beneficial laws that were given to show us how to create a better life and please God. God gave to the israelites to help them live a better life and please God…

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    The Ten Commandments are religious rules or beliefs that show up in many of the world’s major religions. Christianity, Islam, and Judaism all have their own form of the Ten Commandments, also known as the Decalogue, or rules by which everyone should follow. In Christianity, the belief is that if one breaks one of these rules, he or she will be punished for ones sins: many believe that this punishment will be banishment to hell. In Judaism, these commandments are the first ten in a series of 613…

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    Thousands of years ago, even before the birth of Jesus, the Ten Commandments were handed to Moses on a set of stone tablets. Engraved upon the stones was a set of rules meant to create peace and holiness amongst the people led away from their lives of bondage. Since then, various religious groups and individuals have experienced times of belief and disbelief in the laws originally set before them. In 1948, according to “Historical Religious Demographics of the United States” on the…

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    The Ten Commandments

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    The bible being looked at as sacred history would have one think that the ten plagues are a retelling of events that could have actually happened rather stories being told about a people and a pharaoh. Looking at the bible as scared history gives you the mindset that these events took place and the locations that they happened at can be visited. The fact that it is now looked at as history makes what is written regarded as fact and do not solely rely on faith but as something that actually…

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    In Exodus, God commands us to use the Ten Commandments. We are to use the commandments in our everyday lives; to live like Jesus did on earth. The Ten Commandments are not the only thing that leads us to a godly life. We must obey God’s word with the Ten Commandments, but we must also do spiritual acts that reflect our faith in God. As a church and as an individual, God expects us to use these sacraments as another way to live a life like Jesus. Three things that define a sacrament, according to…

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