WHY DO YOU THINK GOD GAVE US THE 10 COMMANDMENTS?

March 21

In Deuteronomy 5 we see the 10 commandments restated to the new generation after Israel has wandered in the wilderness for 40 years and just before they crossed into Canaan.  Why do YOU think God gave us the 10 commandments?  Some think it because God is some kind of cosmic kill joy, and that He doesn’t want them to have fun?  You wouldn’t let someone you loved play in the middle of a busy highway would you?  God gave the 10 Commandments because He is Holy, He loves us and also wants to keep us from getting hurt.  When we sin we hurt others and ourselves, but most of all God.  The Bible says sin is fun for a season, but it also says whatever a man sows that shall he reap.  Sin does have consequences. It separates us from God and leads to physical death and ultimately spiritual death in hell and The Lord is not slack concerning His promise, as some count slackness, but is longsuffering toward us, not willing that any should perish but that all should come to repentance (2 Peter 3:9). The law is ultimately meant to show us how badly we fail without Him and of our need to trust Christ as Savior. Galatians 3:24 Therefore the law was our tutor to bring us to Christ, that we might be justified by faith.

So you shall observe to do just as the Lord your God has commanded you; you shall not turn aside to the right or to the left. You shall walk in all the way which the Lord your God has commanded you, that you may live and that it may be well with you, and that you may prolong your days in the land which you will possess. (Deuteronomy 5:32-33)

HAVE YOU READ YOUR BIBLE TODAY? HERE IS TODAY’S DAILY BIBLE READING- WWW.HISLOVEMINISTRIES.NET    – 3/21   Deuteronomy 5–6, Mark 16, Psalm 49:1–5

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