Monthly Archives: May 2013

Dwelling in Deuteronomy — 5:22-29

I will continue to comment every few days on the Ten Commandments as we find them in Deuteronomy 5:6-21, but I also want to continue moving ahead in Deuteronomy. Much of this book is just Moses reminding the people of … Continue reading

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Honorable Parents — The Fifth Commandment

As Moses continues his reminder to the Israelites of the Commands which God had given them in the Wilderness, he comes to the Fifth Command: Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord has commanded you, so that your … Continue reading

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Neglected Sabbath

Exodus 20:8-11  Remember the sabbath day, and keep it holy.  9 Six days you shall labor and do all your work.  10 But the seventh day is a sabbath to the LORD your God; you shall not do any work … Continue reading

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How to Study the Bible — Minor note

I have emphasized that the foundation of Bible study — of all study — is careful, attentive observation. We cannot understand or live by what we have not noticed. The online New York Times Review of Books for May 8 … Continue reading

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Book Review — Brunn: “One Bible, Many Versions”

This is a very helpful book for those first exploring the challenges of Bible translation but it has some odd and frustrating limitations. The purpose of the book is not to evaluate various translations of the Bible but to examine … Continue reading

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The Third Commandment

The first four commandments center on the honor, respect, and devotion we are to show our Lord. We are never to pay heed to “other gods” or idols, never to take God’s name in vain, and are to keep the … Continue reading

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