In Old Testament scholarship, there is a general recognition of the unique importance of the Decalogue in Israel's understanding of her relationship with God. The article states that the last six commandments are in themselves not at all unique. Is there significance in the explicit listing of these otherwise very general moral obligations at the foundation of the nation as the covenant people of Yahweh?
This article is on the topic of homosexuality. The author states that homosexual behavior is sinful rebellion against the seventh commandment and, like living in other sins, results in exclusion from the kingdom of God. However, true repentance from a homosexual lifestyle results in forgiveness and justification. This article also discusses the biblical role and attitude of the church in relation to homosexuality.