PMW 2018-095 by Kevin DeYoung (The Gospel Coalition)
One of the first and most recurring things my kids have learned—at Sunday school, in Christian school, and around the dinner table—has been the Ten Commandments. In fact, my middle three children love to sing (incessantly!) the Ten Commandments song they learned for last year’s choir concert. As a Presbyterian pastor—but more so, as a Christian—I consider it one of my most obvious responsibilities that I teach my kids the joyful responsibility of knowing and obeying the Ten Commandments.
Could it be that I, along with countless other Christian parents and pastors, am making a mistake? Continue reading
PMT 2018-026 by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr.
A casual reading of Deuteronomy after Deut. 5 appears to present a random collection of laws. Yet a general scholarly consensus discerns a basic organizing principle: these laws follow the order of the ten commandments.
In this, the largest section of Deuteronomy, Moses provides the commandments’ broader implications by offering practical applications (cf. Deut. 1:5). Though the outline is not overtly presented by Moses, given Moses’s orderly mind and compositional skills, along with the outline’s general fit, it is strongly suggested. Continue reading
PMT 2013-014b by Kenneth L. Gentry, Jr.
Below is a study on God’s Law’s is binding on Christians in the new covenant: Continue reading