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MORMON DOCTRINE
MOSAIC LAW
NEGATIVE COMMANDMENTS
ETHICAL DECALOGUE
RITUAL DECALOGUE
HOLINESS
FAITH
ROMAN CATHOLICS
LIVE
FORM
STONE
WORLD
GATES
CHILDREN
EXODUS 34
LIST
TRADITION
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TRUTH
PRECEPTS
REWARD
OBLIGATION
NAME
SYNAGOGUE
VIOLATION
MESSIAH
TEACHINGS
KINDNESS
ETERNAL LIFE
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PROTESTANTS
DOCTRINES
ORDER
VIOLATING
KEEPING
BIBLE
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SCRIPTURE
ORDINANCES
STATUTES
NUMBER
DIFFERENT WAYS
LIFE
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JESUS
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Definitions

  1. Commandments are divided into positive and negative commands, which are treated differently in terms of Divine and human punishment.
  2. The Commandments are seen as general "subject headings" for moral theology, in addition to being specific commandments in themselves.
  3. These commandments were codified by several medieval scholars, and most famously by Maimonides in the Sefer Hamitzvot (Book of Commandments).
  4. His commandments are not grievous.
  5. The Ten Commandments were not the only laws revealed to Moses at Sinai.

Mormon Doctrine

  1. According to Mormon doctrine, the president of the Mormon church is a prophet of God, receiving revelations and commandments (God's laws) directly from God. (Web site)

Mosaic Law

  1. The version of law in the Old Covenant era was the Mosaic Law, which included the Ten Commandments.
  2. These laws, including the Ten Commandments, are known as the Mosaic Law because they were given through Moses.

Negative Commandments

  1. Negative commandments (traditionally 365 in number) forbid a specific action; thus violations create a distance from God.
  2. But neither Maimonides nor Aaron Halevi in the Chinuch count this as one of the negative commandments.

Ethical Decalogue

  1. This is tricky, as nowhere in the Bible is the Ethical Decalogue directly described as the Ten Commandments.
  2. The only set of commandments given from a fire, the claim goes, are the Ethical Decalogue from Exodus 20.

Ritual Decalogue

  1. The Ritual Decalogue appears in the text at the point where the Ten Commandments are inscribed into the second set of stone tablets.
  2. However, this last point applies equally to the Ritual Decalogue, which could also be said to have only nine Commandments.

Holiness

  1. He posits that holiness is an additional dimension realm of performance of existing commandments; in a sense, it is an overarching goal of all commandments.
  2. The second, however, does not appear as one of either set of Ten Commandments, instead appearing in the Holiness Code,[ Lev.

Faith

  1. The best-known Jewish statements of monotheism occur in the Shema prayer, the Ten Commandments and Maimonides ' 13 Principles of faith.

Roman Catholics

  1. The Lutherans and Roman Catholics refer three commandments to the first table and seven to the second.

Live

  1. Keep my commandments, and live; and my law as the apple of thine eye.
  2. He gave them seven commandments to live by and supplanted their beliefs in blood sacrifice with a sacrament of bread and wine.

Form

  1. Bowen and Hinchey have also given some advice in the form of "commandments" for good use of formal methods [Bowen-Hinchey95b].
  2. The Ritual Decalogue has God in the form of a cloud, and therefore cannot be the Ten Commandments.

Stone

  1. Still, Talmudic commentators did not take it upon themselves to pick and choose among the Commandments that God gave to humanity etched in stone.
  2. Moses on summit of Mount Sinai receives two tables of stone on which God -- speaking from a burning bush -- has inscribed Ten Commandments.

World

  1. It describes the creation of the world, the history of ancient Israel, the Ten Commandments, and contains the Psalms and the prophetic books.

Gates

  1. YHVH instructed His people to write His Commandments on their doorposts of their houses and on their gates.

Children

  1. At the age of 13 (12 for girls), children become obligated to observe the commandments.
  2. All mankind are the children of God and rightful beneficiaries of God's blessings through freely chosen obedience to the commandments.
  3. According to Jewish law, children are not obligated to keep the Mitzvos, the commandments.

Exodus 34

  1. Some distinguish between this "Ethical Decalogue" and a series of ten commandments in Exodus 34 that are labelled the " Ritual Decalogue ".
  2. The lists of Exodus 34 and Deuteronomy 5 are called "ten commandments" in the biblical text (cf.
  3. In Exodus 34:27-28 Moses was commanded to recreate the tablets, and to rewrite the commandments himself.

List

  1. The Ritual Decalogue is the list of commandments in Exodus 34.
  2. The Ritual Decalogue is the list of commandments in Exodus.
  3. View the list of the Ten Commandments in the Bible.

Tradition

  1. The total is six hundred and thirteen which, according tradition, is the exact number of commandments (mitzvot) in the Torah.
  2. Tradition holds that Moses was given the ten commandments on tablets of sapphire, making it the most sacred gemstone.
  3. Positive commandments (of which tradition holds there are 248) require an action to be performed, and thus bring one closer to God.

Morality

  1. In this way, the Ten Commandments can be seen as dividing up all of morality.

Truth

  1. Not giving heed to Jewish fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth.
  2. He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.
  3. This truth is that the commandments of G-d reveal His character.

Precepts

  1. This series of In the Gates provides the Scriptural support for the Ten Commandments and their supporting statutes, rules, and precepts.

Reward

  1. God will reward those who observe His commandments, and punish those who violate them.

Obligation

  1. Preface: vs 1–2 Implies the obligation to keep all of the commandments of God, in gratitude because of the abundance of his mercy.
  2. Parents have a primary, divinely given obligation to teach their children the Ten Commandments in a loving, non-controlling way (Deuteronomy 6:5-7).

Name

  1. I believe with a perfect faith that God (whose name be blessed) rewards those who keep his commandments, and punishes those who transgress them.

Synagogue

  1. The commandments prescribed to the Jew had to be observed in every situation, but their main focus was in the synagogue and in the home.
  2. During this holiday the Torah portion containing the Ten Commandments is read in the synagogue, and the biblical Book of Ruth is read as well.

Violation

  1. Judaism regards the violation of divine commandments to be a sin.

Messiah

  1. Messiah, Who is G-d incarnate, never violated any of the Biblical commandments, because He is G-d with us.

Teachings

  1. That is, that Conservative Jews have an obligation to obey all the teachings (mitzvot, which is also translated as commandments) of Judaism.
  2. According to the teachings of Judaism, all moral laws are, or are derived from, divine commandments.

Kindness

  1. After God gave Moses these Ten Commandments, he told him the ways in which the Israelites should treat one another and all people with fairness and kindness.

Eternal Life

  1. When the rich young man asked Our Lord what he must do to gain eternal life, Our Lord answered: ``Keep the commandments.

Sin

  1. Judaism regards the violation of the commandments, the mitzvot, to be a sin.
  2. Sin Judaism regards the violation of the commandments, the mitzvot, to be a sin.
  3. All of these parts have the potential to be used for sin, but should join together in the performance of mitzvot (commandments).

Protestants

  1. Protestants and Orthodox, Roman Catholics, and Jews number the commandments differently.
  2. For the first time there is perfect accord between the Protestants and Hebrews on one of the Commandments.

Doctrines

  1. According to the Kabbalah (a non-normative set of doctrines) God judges who has followed His commandments and who doesn't and to what extent.
  2. Howbeit in vain do they worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.

Order

  1. It is written in the order in which the commandments appear in the Torah rather than an arrangement by category (as in Maimonides' work).
  2. He gave us commandments in order that they should deserve the kindness he bestows and that it not be charity.

Violating

  1. The possibility of violating other commandments in the process, as we shall see.
  2. Secularists and most liberals oppose the posting of the Ten Commandments on public property, arguing that it is violating the separation of church and state.

Keeping

  1. Commandment Keeper Mousepad The devout Christian shows his love for God by keeping His commandments.
  2. Some of the traditions are right and good, and in keeping with the commandments.
  3. The faith itself from what I know has Jesus yes but then other things on top of that including works and keeping the commandments.

Bible

  1. Many verses in the Bible teach that the truly converted who love Yahweh will keep His Commandments dealing with proper worship of the Heavenly Father (Deut.
  2. This moral law is often summarized in the "Ten Commandments", which the Bible says were given by God to Moses.
  3. According to the Bible, God inscribed the Ten Commandments into stone: "God said to Moses, 'Come up to Me, to the mountain, and remain there.

Holy

  1. In order to remember and do all My commandments, and be holy for your God.
  2. For example, the fourth of the Ten Commandments, ordains, "Remember the Sabbath day to make it holy" (Exodus 20:8).
  3. The "day of rest", the seventh day, is in fact part of the 10 Commandments: "Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.

Scripture

  1. It is only the gentiles, the heathen, that had no background in the Commandments of Scripture, and were ignorant.
  2. Roman Catholic traditions, commandments, papal decrees, and councils have repeatedly usurped and contradicted the clear teachings of Scripture.
  3. Which most Christians hold to regarding the Ten Commandments and other moral principles found in scripture.

Ordinances

  1. Luke 1:6 They were both righteous before God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord.

Statutes

  1. Deuteronomy 11:1 Therefore you shall love Yahweh your God, and keep his instructions, and his statutes, and his ordinances, and his commandments, always.
  2. I was taught there are three (major) distinctions in law: THE Law (Ten Commandments), statutes and ordinances.
  3. Ye shall diligently keep the commandments of the LORD your God, and His testimonies, and His statutes, which He hath commanded thee.

Number

  1. The sum of all numbers is 613, traditionally the number of mitzvot (commandments) in the Torah.
  2. This ritual has been found to provide a number of unexpected benefits, as in the case of many commandments found in the Bible.
  3. The last two verses are the other major point of divergence in expressing the number and contents of the commandments.

Different Ways

  1. Various religions and denominations translate and interpret the Commandments in different ways.
  2. The arrangement of the commandments on the two tablets is interpreted in different ways in the classical Jewish tradition.
  3. Various denominations divide these statements into ten in different ways, and may also translate the Commandments differently.

Life

  1. Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.
  2. Judaism not only permits, but often requires a person to violate the commandments if necessary to save a life.
  3. Here, the penitent is to confess whatever they have done against the commandments of God, according to their own place in life.

Moral

  1. Gnostics generally rejected the moral commandments of the Old Testament, regarding them as part of the evil god's effort to entrap humanity.
  2. Deuteronomy stood the earlier tradition on its head, if it was in harmony with the moral commandments.
  3. Conservative groups claim that the commandments are not necessarily religious, but represent the moral and legal foundation of society.

Jesus

  1. The Pharisees believed the same way, and Jesus bitterly condemned them, for by teaching human tradition, they nullified the commandments of God.
  2. Jesus said we are to not only obey the Ten Commandments but teach them also yet some people are doing the opposite.
  3. Stated this way, laundry-list fashion, such commandments from the oral tradition might seem like trivialities, as they did to Jesus.

Christ

  1. God did with them as Christ did with the young man that asked what he should do for eternal life: Christ bids him keep the commandments.

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