Word of the Day: Commandment

Jan 1, 2022 | Words of Wisdom

COMMANDMENT – a divine rule; principles that humans must heed and follow

Many people mistakenly look at the Ten Commandments as a set of rules that, if followed, will guarantee entrance into heaven after death. In contrast, the purpose of the Ten Commandments is to force people to realize that they cannot perfectly obey the Law (Romans 7:7-11), and are therefore in need of God’s mercy and grace, available only through faith in Jesus Christ.

Scripture: Psalm 119:10

“With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from your commandments!”


“The Ten Commandments are the divinely revealed law.”

– Roy Moore


Kevin de Young of Crossway discusses 5 reasons to obey the 10 Commandments. Check out his article for valuable insights on this topic.

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