Counting Commandments

Counting Commandments

Why does the list of the Ten Commandments published in Jewish writings differ from the common biblical one? There also seems to be a disagreement among some Christian denominations on how to identify them. There is general agreement on the fact that there are 10 commandments, because in Deuteronomy 4:13 they are called “the ten

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The Difference Between “Laws” and “The Law”

I understand that "law" in the Old Testament designates God's revealed will in general. How can we distinguish between the Ten Commandments and the other Old Testament legislations?

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Is Killing a Murder?

This question generates great interest, probably because of its ethical implications. Answering the question is not as difficult as dealing with the ethical significance. Allow me to discuss the meaning of the terminology used in the commandment and make some general remarks concerning its significance.

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The Role of God’s Moral Law, Including Sabbath, in the “New Covenant”

A discussion and analysis of the Biblical material related to the old and new covenants and the role of God's law in both covenants.

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Statuary and the Second Commandment

Are all statutes prohibited by the second commandment?

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Is Jesus Breaking the Sabbath?–John 5:18

John 5:18 contains a puzzling statement about Jesus breaking the Sabbath. Was Jesus breaking the law or not?

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Is God’s Law Part of the ‘New Covenant’?

Do the phrases “old covenant” and “new covenant” indicate two different dispensations or modes of salvation in the Bible? Is there a focus on love and grace in the old covenant as there is in the new covenant? This article wrestles with these issues while arguing for greater continuity between the two covenants than is…

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Law and Law

What is the meaning of the phrase “the law of Christ”The phrase you quote is found in both 1 Corinthians 9:21 and Galatians 6:2. We should examine both passages.

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Prophets in Conflict: Issues in Authority

George Knight’s latest book is Prophets in Conflict: Issues in Authority. In “A Word to the Reader” at the start of the book, he says, “In 2017, I published Adventist Authority Wars, Ordination, and the Ro- man Catholic Temptation.

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Revelation: Paideia Commentaries on the New Testament

Sigve K. Tonstad, a prolific Adventist scholar of Norwegian origin, has published a number of books and scholarly articles in different areas. His published dissertation has positioned him well to write a commentary on the book of Revelation. Tonstad’s major interest lies in theological interpretation of biblical texts, which features prominently in all of his…

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