Follow The Commandments - Or Else Essay

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There are public institutions that want the Ten Commandments displayed. If that is done the penalty for breaking a commandment should also be displayed. The New Testament teaches that the Old Testament should be obeyed. This includes both the Commandments and the results of not following the Commandments.Jesus said in John 10:35"Scripture cannot be broken."This statement was made after he had said in John 5:46-47"For had ye believed Moses, ye would have believed me; for he wrote of me. But if ye believe not his writings, how shall ye believe my words?"First Commandment, Exodus 20:3"Thou shalt have no other gods before me."The punishment - Deuteronomy 17:3-5"And hath gone and served other gods, and…show more content…
Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work: But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates: For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it."The punishment - Exodus 31:15"Six days may work be done; but in the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to the LORD: whosoever doeth any work in the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death."Fifth Commandment, Exodus 20:12"Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee."The punishment - Exodus 21:15 and 17"And he that smiteth his father, or his mother, shall be surely put to death."More punishment - Exodus 21:17"And he that curseth his father, or his mother, shall surely be put to death."Sixth Commandment, Exodus 20:13 "Thou shalt not kill."The punishment Leviticus 20:17"And he that killeth any man shall surely be put to death."Some exceptions - Exodus 22:19 "Whosoever lieth
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