What does it mean to ‘keep the commandments’?


Grace for my Heart

It’s Monday Grace!

If you have been a Christian for a long time, you have probably memorized the Ten Commandments at some point. Even if you can’t say them in order now, you know them and could probably get all ten in a list. They were the center of most of our younger training.

In fact, the Ten Commandments are said to be the foundation for most of the laws of our nation. Although there isn’t a great deal of discussion about them in the Scripture after they were given, Jesus referred to them as fundamental rules for good living. So, yes, they are important.

But we tend to pick and choose even among those ten, don’t we? We pat ourselves on the back for not killing. We don’t have idols in our homes. We try not to steal or lie or lust. We even try not to cuss. Coveting…

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