Lecture 8: Fourth thru Tenth Commandments
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Commandments four through ten emphasize the Sabbath, honoring your parents, loving your neighbor as yourself, and charit.
Worship in the Old Testament
III. The Ten Commandments (part 4)
A. Two Reasons the Decalogue is Significant
B. Numbering Systems
C. Preamble - "I am the LORD your God ..."
D. First Commandment - "You shall have no other gods."
E. Second Commandment - "You shall make no graven images ..."
F. Third Commandment - "You shall not use the name of the LORD your God for emptiness."
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G. Fourth Commandment - "Remember the Sabbath day, ..."
a. Seventh-day Sabbath
b. Sabbath was changed to first day
c. Lord's Day observation - not in a strict sense
d. Every day is the same
2. Three Aspects of the Law
i. Sacrificial system
ii. Priestly codes
iii. Fulfilled in Christ (Colossians 2:16-17)
i. Applied to the nation of Israel only
ii. Romans 13
i. Luther - Law shows us our sin
ii. Calvin - Law gives us guidance for our conduct
3. Sabbath is a combination of all three aspects
4. Other reasons not to hold to strict interpretation of the Sabbath
a. Gentile Christians are not commanded to follow Sabbath in New Testament
i. Acts 15
ii. Romans 14:5
iii. Colossians 2:16-17
b. Christians in the early church gathered on the first day
i. The resurrection of Jesus
ii. Pentecost (Acts 2)
iii. Acts 20:7
iv. 1 Corinthians 16:1-2
v. Revelation 1:10
5. Enduring applications of the commandment
a. Pattern given in Scripture
b. Psalm 46:10
c. Colossians 2:16-17 -- Jesus is our Sabbath rest.
d. Hebrews 4 - Entering his rest
6. Relationship to Worship
i. Rest, Refreshment, and Reverence
H. Fifth Commandment - "Honor your father and your mother ..."
2. Propriety in Worship
I. Six - Ten
1. Love your neighbor as yourself (Leviticus 19:18)
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