The Qur ' Exodus 20 And Matthew 5-7

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The two verses Exodus 20 and Matthew 5-7 are a spinoff of last week’s verses in Romans and Genesis. Ever since Adam and Eve sinned in the Garden of Eden, God’s desire has been to restore the broken relationship between God and people. God made a covenant. A covenant is a promise from God that can never be broken. The covenant stated that God wanted a relationship with the people, but in order to have this loving relationship, they had to turn away from their sin (Barker, 2002). The portion of Scripture known as the "Ten Commandments" (Exodus 20:3-17, NIV): was entered into by God and the people of Israel. The purpose of the Ten Commandments is to point out sin. The Ten Commandments are some of the most influential words in the entire Bible, and they 've influenced thousands of years of thinking. Even in day-to-day lives, the Ten Commandments affect with how people think about right and wrong. In (Matthews 5:7) Jesus gets down to business and explains why he is here. It 's not to abolish the law but to fulfill it. (Mathews 5:7) is also called “The Sermon on the Mount” and covers several different topics. If the Sermon on the Mount was summarized in a single sentence, it would be something like: How to live a life that is dedicated to and pleasing to God, free from hypocrisy, full of love and grace, full of wisdom and discernment. God goes further in this verse to show what would happen if we follow the Ten Commandments and what will happen if we don’t. To summarize, these

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