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Ten Commandments | King James Audio Bible KJV

The Ten Commandments | The First Commandment: ‘I Am The Lord Your God. You Shall Not Have Strange Gods Before Me’

The first commandment is a fundamental aspect of the Christian faith that calls on believers to put God first in their lives and to reject any false gods or idolatries that may distract them from their relationship with God. By following this commandment and living out its principles in their daily lives, Christians can more fully embrace their faith and grow closer to God [ … ]

The Ten Commandments | The Fifth Commandment: ‘Thou shalt not kill’ | King James Audio Bible KJV

Human life is sacred because from its beginning it involves the creative action of God and it remains forever in a special relationship with the Creator, who is its sole end. God alone is the Lord of life from its beginning until its end: no one can under any circumstance claim for himself the right directly to destroy an innocent human being [ … ]

Prayer With Jesus | Ten Commandments | Thou Shalt Not Covet | Jealousy | Meditations On The Love Of Jesus Christ | Simple Prayer

The early Christian community reminds us that our possessions are not to be the source of our identity or security. Rather, they are to be seen as tools for serving and blessing others. It calls us to reimagine our relationships with material wealth, recognizing that true fulfilment comes from using our resources to uplift others and build the kingdom of God [ … ]

Prayer With Jesus | Ten Commandments | Thou Shalt Not Bear False Witness | Meditations On The Love Of Jesus Christ | Simple Prayer

When we bear false witness about ourselves, pretending to be faultless or righteous, we deceive not only others but also ourselves. Jesus calls us to be authentic, acknowledging our need for his grace and our dependence on his power to live according to his commandments [ … ]

Prayer With Jesus | Ten Commandments | Thou Shalt Not Steal | Meditations On The Love Of Jesus Christ | Simple Prayer

Jesus’ teachings often challenged the worldly values and materialistic mindset prevalent in society. Jesus emphasized the importance of prioritizing eternal treasures over earthly possessions. One notable interaction occurred when a rich young ruler approached Jesus and asked what he must do to inherit eternal life (Mark 10:17-22, KJV) [ … ]

Prayer With Jesus | Ten Commandments | Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery | Meditations On The Love Of Jesus Christ | Simple Prayer

Instead of objectifying others for our own gratification, Jesus invites us to see people as individuals created in the image of God, deserving of love, care, and understanding. Jesus teaches us to foster genuine connections built on mutual respect, emotional intimacy, and the desire for the well-being of others [ … ]

Prayer With Jesus | Ten Commandments | Thou Shalt Not Kill | Meditations On The Love Of Jesus Christ | Simple Prayer

Jesus affirmed the commandment against killing and expanded its meaning to include not only the physical act but also the intentions and attitudes of the heart. Jesus taught that harbouring anger, hatred, or holding grudges against others is akin to committing murder in one’s heart (Matthew 5:21-22) [ … ]

Prayer With Jesus | Ten Commandments | Honour Your Father And Mother | Meditations On The Love Of Jesus Christ | Simple Prayer

Jesus taught us that family is not only about blood relationships but also about treating others with love and respect. He said that anyone who does the will of God is like family to him. So, as followers of Jesus, we should honour our parents and all those who have cared for us, showing them love, gratitude, and forgiveness [ … ]

Prayer With Jesus | Ten Commandments | Remember The Sabbath And Keep It Holy | Meditations On The Love Of Jesus Christ | Simple Prayer

The Sabbath is rooted in God’s own example. After creating the heavens and the earth in six days, God rested on the seventh day and blessed it, setting it apart as a holy day (Genesis 2:2-3). This pattern of rest and blessing established the foundation for the observance of the Sabbath [ … ]

Prayers With Jesus | Ten Commandments | You Shall Not Take The Name Of The Lord Your God In Vain | Meditations On The Love Of Jesus Christ | Simple Prayer

In the light of Jesus, we understand that taking the name of the Lord in vain extends beyond the literal misuse of God’s name. It also includes misrepresenting God through our actions, attitudes, and behaviour as His followers. Jesus emphasized the importance of bearing fruit that aligns with the nature of God, saying, ‘By their fruits, you will know them’ (Matthew 7:20, KJV). As his disciples, we are called to embody the values and virtues associated with God’s name [ … ]

Prayers With Jesus | Ten Commandments | I AM The Lord Your God | Meditations On The Love Of Jesus Christ | Simple Prayer

Jesus, as the Son of God, perfectly embodied the essence of this commandment. He lived in complete submission and obedience to his heavenly Father, never allowing anything or anyone to come before God’s will and purpose for his life. Jesus declared, ‘I and the Father are one’ (John 10:30, KJV), emphasizing Jesus’ unity with God and unwavering devotion to Him [ … ]

What Are The Ten Commandments In The Bible? | The Decalogue | How Did Jesus Speak Of The Commandments And Of Jewish Law?

The Ten Commandments, also known as the Decalogue, are a set of religious and moral imperatives believed to have been given by God to the Israelites and recorded in the Hebrew Bible. They are traditionally understood to provide a code of conduct for the faithful to follow, and are of great significance in Judaism and Christianity. According to the biblical account, God delivered the Ten Commandments to Moses on tablets of stone on Mount Sinai, which he then brought down from the mountain and presented to the Israelites [ … ]

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