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Monday, 24 June 2019

Passage: Exodus 20:1-2

Why does God remind Israel of his identity and deed, before giving the commandments?


Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Passage: Exodus 20:3-6

Why does God demand exclusive allegiance from Israel? Why does the statement, “You shall have no other gods before me” imply?   

 


Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Passage: Exodus 20:7

Why is the meaning of the term “LORD” (YHWH)? Why should we treat his name with the highest respect?

 


Thursday, 27 June 2019

Passage: Exodus 20:8-11

Why did God create the Sabbath day? What is the spiritual significance for Christians to observe the Sabbath?


Friday, 28 June 2019

Passage: Exodus 20:12

Why do you think God includes this basic human relationship as part of the Ten Commandments? What is the spiritual implication of this commandment for Christians?


Saturday, 29 June 2019

Passage: Exodus 20:13-17

These commandments are very brief compared with the previous ones. They also contain no explanation and threat of consequences. Why?