What is the place of the law in the Christian life? The law for the Christian does not only function to reveal sin and limit ungodliness; to a Christian the Ten Commandments are the believer’s life of gratitude before God. This article argues how this is so, and how the Reformers taught this use of the law.
This essay wrestles with the applicability of the Law of Moses to the New Testament church. Can we make a distinction between the Ten Commandments and laws on the liturgical aspects of the life of Israel? The essay emphasizes the contextual nature of the Mosaic Law and its function in that particular redemptive-historical context. The distinction often made between some of the laws as "moral" and others not, is rejected as methodologically objectionable.
The author says that the ten commandments are a treaty document, and as such were written to define and secure the nature, character, and calling of Israel as the people of God. He reflects on the way the Lord went with his people throughout the Old Testament, and how in the end the law reaches its fulfilment in Christ. Clowney considers the significance of this fulfilment in Christ.
Do you need Jesus Christ? If you say No or Yes, the question is how do you know whether you need him or not? God has answered this question by giving us the Ten Commandments. This article based on the Ten Commandments points to ten reasons why you need Jesus Christ.
This article looks at the relationship between the Ten Commandments and the other laws given by God. The author looks at the civil and ecclesiastical aspects of these laws, showing that these laws help us to understand and apply the Ten Commandments. The author also discusses how these laws are fulfilled in Jesus Christ.