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The 10 Commandments

by | Sep 11, 2022 | Law of God, Obedience

1. You shall have no other God’s before me.
2. Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven images. 
3. Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain.
4. Remember the Sabbath day and keep it Holy.
5. Honor your father and mother.
6. Thou shalt not kill.
(God wants us to protect human life.)
7. Thou shalt not commit adultery. (This means husbands and wives should be faithful to one another.)
8. Thou shalt not steal.
9. Thou shall not bear false witness.
10. You shall not covet.

(From Exodus 20:1-10 KJV)

Have you been having a hard time praying? Does it seem like your prayers go up but hit a wall and bounce back down? Does it feel like you are trying to walk through hip deep mud?

Read the above verses and check your life. Are you sinning? Are you committing any, or all of the above sins? Then maybe you need to reevaulate your life and see what you are doing wrong. God gave Moses these rules for a reason, not just a suggestion on how we should live our lives. And before Moses could even come down off the mountain with them, the Isrealites had broken one already. To say Moses wasn’t happy is an understatement.

If Moses was mad enough to break the tablet God had just given him, think about God’s reaction. He wasn’t very happy either and if God isn’t happy, we are in big  trouble. So read these verses and study them carefully. If God gave them to us, they must be very important to Him. If they are important to God they should be important to us too. So read them carefully, check if you are breaking any of them and work to fix it.


Start by repenting, then stop what you are doing. Time is short my friends. Time to get back right with God. Eternity is a long time to be tortured in hell. These commandments are rules for us to live by, they aren’t just suggestions as a possible way for us to live. So check them out carefully. The above verses say it all.

Have a great day everyone.

Kathy Keller
Writer and Prayer warrior with Answers2Prayer Ministries
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