Were the Ten Commandments Strictly for the Old Testament?

Episode 581 Show Notes 

From the Show

God writes his law upon our hearts. God’s law, his moral law, is still in effect. Ultimately, it is summarized in what Jesus said, to love God perfectly and love our neighbor as ourselves. None of us really can do that, we have all “fallen short of the glory of God,” but Jesus came and fulfilled the law so that we can experience God’s forgiveness and then he fills us with the Spirit so that right now, in this life, we can begin to hate our sin and love God and his law.

—Adriel Sanchez

Questions in this Episode

  1. 1. Are there discrepancies and contradictions in the bible?

2. In John 1, it says that Jesus is the Word, and I accept that, however, could you please elaborate on Jesus being the Word?

3. Is it possible to know what sins are unless we have a list of rules to to go off of, or is that why we have the 10 Commandments?

4.  What does it mean to count the cost of being a disciple?

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Adriel Sanchez

Adriel Sanchez is pastor of North Park Presbyterian Church, a congregation in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). In addition to his pastoral responsibilities, he also serves the broader church as a host on the Core Christianity radio program, a live, daily call-in talk show where he answers listeners’ questions about the Bible and the Christian faith. He and his wife Ysabel live in San Diego with their four children.

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