The Purpose Of The Ten Commandments In The Bible

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The Bible: 40 authors, 66 books, 1189 chapters, and 783,137 words all in one sacred book. Written nearly 3500 years ago the first author of this magical book did not start his story in 1500 b.c.e where he belonged but rather the beginning of all time. From the beginning of time on the book has been passed from person to person, until the closing of the book in 95 a.d. Throughout all of these years the Bible has taught, inspired and even entertained millions of people. The Bible has many purposes and one is to teach. The bible teaches mankind to have morals, to live pure, and to live by faith. In the bible there are many commandments, these holy duties are expected from us as humans to live by. The ten commandments: “you shall have no other gods before Me. You shall make no idols. You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain. Keep the Sabbath day holy. Honor your father and your mother. You shall not murder. You shall not commit adultery. You shall not steal. You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. You shall not covet.”. The ten commandments are meant for people to look at and realize what they are doing right and wrong in their lives. Jesus intended people to learn and gain knowledge through these commandments, yet in the world we live in today many people would disregard these obligations as if they were burning the Bible. In tough times where people do not know where to look for hope and redemption the bible always has words of wisdom and
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