Concupiscence is what St. Paul has in mind when he employs the image of the flesh rebelling against the spirit. We noted the Ninth Commandment is not urging us to embrace a moral austerity.
In a general sense, idolatry is the paying of divine honor to any created thing. However, according to the Book of Deuteronomythe Israelites were strictly warned to neither adopt nor adapt any of the religious practices of the peoples around them. Much of biblical preaching from the time of Moses to the exile is predicated on the either-or choice between exclusive worship of God and false gods.
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Playing ball with doomsday Ron Wexler, Commentary. On November 2,nothing short of a miracle took place. A letter written by Lord Balfour, on behalf of the British government was given to Lord Rothschild, head of the British Zionist movement. A wake up call before November 7 Ron Wexler, Commentary.
Thou can never be in too many clubs or wear too many layers. Thou shalt not cheat on the golf course or the tennis court. Thou shalt say "it's a pleasure to see you" the first time you meet someone rather than "it's a pleasure to meet you," because you might have actually met that time at the Chicken Box and you just don't remember.
My dear brothers and sisters: There is great responsibility that goes with being a Latter-day Saint. There is no knowledge as important as knowledge revealed to man from God. I like to reflect on the following passage of scripture:.
The Laws of Nature and Morality. Historical Circumstances of the Ten Commandments. The Significance of the Ten Commandments.
Many in the world today seem to think that the Ten Commandments were part of the Mosaic dispensation only and are not a part of the full gospel. As you begin your study of these ten principles revealed over three thousand years ago, ask yourself how relevant they are today. Do they form part of the gospel, or were they only for the ancient Israelites? This question is critical for you.
A legitimate proposal, you might argue, but doomed from the start really. But the truth is, the Spanish really are just as bad. They merely have a different set of rules.