This article looks at the second Commandment from Exodus 20:4-6, showing how God forbids the making of images of himself. The article also discusses how this principle equally applies to making images of Christ.
What is the theological basis for the prohibition of images in the Old Testament? This prohibition was given in order to make a distinction between Israel and the nations and reflect the nature of the Lord their God.
This article is about the phrase "punishing the children for the sin of the parents," found in Exodus 20:5. The author discusses the effect of parents' sin and parenting upon the lives of their children.