The Ten-Commandment Law as Stated in the New Testament

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New Testament Exhortation


First Commandment

Matthew 4:10 ...Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.

1 John 5:21 Little children, keep yourselves from idols. Amen.

First Commandment

I am the LORD thy God...Thou shalt have no other gods before me.

Second Commandment

Revelation 9:20 ...they should not worship devils, and idols of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk:

10:7 Neither be ye idolaters, as were some of them; as it is written, The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play. 10:14 Wherefore, my dearly beloved, flee from idolatry.

Romans 2:22 ...thou that abhorrest idols, dost thou commit sacrilege?

Romans 1:23 And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.

Galatians 5:19-21 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these... I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

Second Commandment

Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them.

Third Commandment

Matthew 6:9 ...Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.

Matthew 5:34-35 But I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God's throne: Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the great King.

Third Commandment

Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain.

Fourth Commandment

Though part of the meaning of Hebrews 4 regarding the rest means a rest from our own work to earn salvation, the seventh-day is mentioned as remaining and it also says that if

4 For he spake in a certain place of the seventh day on this wise, And God did rest the seventh day from all his works. 5 And in this place again, If they shall enter into my rest. 6 Seeing therefore it remaineth that some must enter therein, and they to whom it was first preached entered not in because of unbelief: 7 Again, he limiteth a certain day, saying in David, To day, after so long a time; as it is said, To day if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts. 8 For if Jesus had given them rest, then would he not afterward have spoken of another day. 9 There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God. 10 For he that is entered into his rest, he also hath ceased from his own works, as God did from his. 11 Let us labour therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief.

If the Seventh-day Sabbath was nailed to the cross, Hebrews 4 would be meaningless.  But Hebrews 4 still limits a certain day, the Seventh-day, and if Jesus had given another day, He would have said so.

Also:  Mat 24:20 But pray ye that your flight be not in the winter, neither on the sabbath day:

The above verse proves that the Sabbath was still extant when the Jews fled in A.D. 66.  There would be no need to pray that one’s flight not be on the Sabbath if the Sabbath was done away with.  The Jews fled during a respite time prophesied by prophets of God.  Therefore, the argument that the gates of the city were locked on the Sabbath does not apply. 

Fourth Commandment

Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.

Fifth Commandment

Ephesians 6:2 Honour thy father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise;

Fifth Commandment

Honor thy father and thy mother.

Sixth Commandment

Revelation 21:8 ...murderers...shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

Galatians 5:19-21 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these...murders...they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

1 Peter 4:15 But let none of you suffer as a murderer,

Sixth Commandment

Thou shalt not kill.

Seventh Commandment

Galatians 5:19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery...

Romans 2:22 Thou that sayest a man should not commit adultery, dost thou commit adultery?...

13:9 For this, Thou shalt not commit adultery...

Seventh Commandment

Thou shalt not commit adultery.

Eighth Commandment

1 Peter 4:15 But let none of you suffer as a...thief...

Ephesians 4:28 Let him that stole steal no more...

Romans 13:9 ...Thou shalt not steal...

Romans 2:21 ...thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?

Eighth Commandment

Thou shalt not steal.

Ninth Commandment

Revelation 21:8 ...all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.

Revelation 22:15 For without are...whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.

1 Timothy 1:9-10 Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for... liars...and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine;

Ninth Commandment

Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

Tenth Commandment

Ephesians 5:5 For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.

Colossians 3:5 Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry Romans

Romans 1:29 Being filled with all unrighteousness... covetousness...

Romans 7:7 ...I had not known sin, but by the law: for I had not known lust, except the law had said, Thou shalt not covet.

Romans 13:9 ...Thou shalt not covet...

I Corinthians 5:11 But now I have written unto you not to keep company, if any man that is called a brother be ..covetous...with such an one no not to eat.

I Corinthians 6:10 Nor thieves, nor covetous...shall inherit the kingdom of God.

Ephesians 5:3 ...covetousness, let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints;

1 Timothy 3:2-3 A bishop then must be blameless...not covetous;

2 Timothy

2 Timothy 3:2 For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous...

Hebrews 13:5 Let your conversation be without covetousness...

Tenth Commandment

Thou shalt not covet.