Tag: Ten Commandments

  • Biblical Principle #244: Israelites to Give Truthful Testimony

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, Israelites were commanded to provide truthful testimony, never bearing false witness. Explanation From the beginning of GOD’s first covenant with Israel, telling the truth about one’s neighbor was a top concern, for it was one of the Ten Commandments: 16 “You shall not bear false witness…

  • Biblical Principle #229: Persons Excluded from Israel’s Assembly

    Biblical Principles List Principle Under the Law of Moses, certain individuals were forbidden from joining Israel’s assembly of GOD. Explanation Among the children of Israel, certain individuals were seemingly permitted to remain in covenant with GOD, yet they were excluded from participating when the people assembled before the LORD. 2 “The eunuch and the castrated…

  • Biblical Principle #154: God Wrote a Second Set of Stone Tablets

    Biblical Principles List Principle God wrote the Law on a second set of stone tablets. Explanation During the golden calf incident, Moses threw down and broke the first set of stone tablets containing the Law. With intercession, punishment, forgiveness, and restoration complete, GOD told Moses to cut out a new set of stone tablets so that…

  • Biblical Principle #150: Israel Worshiped the Golden Calf

    Biblical Principles List Principle Israel broke the covenant with God by worshiping a golden calf idol. Explanation Seemingly no sooner did GOD finish giving Moses the Law than Israel broke the covenant they had made with GOD just forty days earlier. 1 Now when the people saw that Moses delayed coming down from the mountain,…

  • Biblical Principle #149: God Wrote the Law on Stone Tablets

    Biblical Principles List Principle God wrote the Law He had given to Moses onto stone tablets. Explanation Once GOD finished instructing Moses upon Mount Sinai, GOD gave Moses two stone tablets containing the Law. 18 So when He made an end of speaking with Moses on Mount Sinai, He gave him two tablets of testimony,…

  • Biblical Principle #137: God Spoke the Ten Commandments to Israel

    Biblical Principles List Principle God spoke directly to the Israelites and gave them the Ten Commandments. Explanation When GOD came down upon Mount Sinai, He spoke directly to the whole nation of people, giving them the Ten Commandments: 1 Now the Lord spoke all these words, saying: 2 “I am the Lord your God, who…

  • January 28 – When GOD Shows Himself

    Reading Ex. 19:1-20:26; 23:20-33; 24:1-18 Devotional These chapters are among my favorite in the whole Bible, and as such it is impossible for me to choose a single lesson from the text. So let’s consider two. GOD Offers a Relationship Most Bible students are very familiar with the Ten Commandments which are found in Exodus…