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Introduction to the 10 Commandments

This is the start to an 11 part series that aims to help you get a fuller understanding of God’s Ten Commandments and what they mean for your life today. This first installment aims to give you a brief overview of the commandments and their history.

Found in Exodus 20 and Deuteronomy 5, the Ten Commandments are God’s summary of his moral law, the rules that set the moral standards for people. God spoke the Ten Commandments to Moses on top of Mount Sinai. If you read them in the Bible you will notice that they are not numbered. Exodus 34:28 refers to them as the “Ten Commandments” so believers since then have learned them with numbers. Read the rest of this entry