The Ten Commandments (Discussion Questions)

Categories: Moses, Obedience, Ten Commandments (1-5)

Read Exodus 20
  • Who wrote the first two commandments as beatitudes? Let's look at them.
  • See if you can keep God as your number one priority for this next week.
  • What is the second commandment? [Ex. 20:4-6] What images do we have today that might be considered gods?
  • What images might come from heaven above? (Astrology?)
  • What are images in the earth? (TV images of the perfect body)
  • What are images under the water?
  • Why would God be jealous?
  • What are we asked to do in the 3rd commandment?
  • What does it mean to take the Lord's name in vain?
  • Why is cursing or swearing so prevalent?
  • Why do people use bad words?
  • How do you stop using language that doesn't glorify God or magnify good?
  • How would a penalty jar help you and family members to avoid inappropriate language?
  • What other measures might you recommend to stop from taking God's name in vain?
  • Examine Barry Huff's definition of the Sabbath.
  • What does the Sabbath mean to you?
  • How did we get so far away from Sunday being a day of worship?
  • In what ways do you keep the Sabbath?
  • Why is it important to rest? It is obviously a commandment from God, why is it so important? (WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?)
  • Why do so many people avoid obeying the fourth commandment?