The Decablog

I am convinced from the Scriptures that the authority of the Ten Commandments is not to be restricted solely to the era of the Mosaic Covenant.  The Decalogue reflects not just the moral code of Ancient Israel, but also serves as a summary of the righteous conduct God calls His people to pursue in all lands, times, and cultures.  Although it is certainly true that the New Covenant has brought with it extraordinary liberty as compared to any other administration of God’s dealings with man, we err if we equate liberty with a relaxation of God’s view toward our sin.  Calvary has won us forgiveness from our sins against God and neighbor; it has not won us license to commit them without restraint.These truths are largely self evident concerning the prohibitions against clear vice or compulsions toward worship and love for God, but are more controversial in regards to the…

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