Keeping the Ten Commandments

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Crossway, 2008 - Religion - 127 pages
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They’re often mistakenly considered God’s “rules”—his outdated list of do’s and don’ts that add up to a guilt-ridden, legalistic way of life. But as beloved author and Bible scholar J. I. Packer probes the purpose and true meaning of the Ten Commandments, you’ll discover that these precepts can aptly be called God’s blueprint for the best life possible. They contain the wisdom and priorities everyone needs for relational, spiritual, and societal blessing—and it’s all coming from a loving heavenly Father who wants the best for his children.

Not only does Packer deliver these truths in brief, readable segments, but he includes discussion questions and ideas for further study at the end of each chapter. This book will challenge you to view the commandments with new eyes and help you to understand—perhaps for the first time—the health, hope, and heritage you’re offered there.

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Review: Keeping the Ten Commandments

User Review  - Logan - Goodreads

It accomplished its purpose very well: it explained the relevance of God's moral law for today and did so in a very concise yet comprehensive manner. One of the best (short) treatments of the ten commandments I've read. Read full review

Review: Keeping the Ten Commandments

User Review  - Pavlo - Goodreads

When I read this book, I imagine aged Mr. Packer sitting in front of me with his intelligent speech (in which each word matters), trying to pass me invaluable things I need in my life. Read full review

About the author (2008)

J. I. Packer currently serves as a professor of theology at Regent College in Vancouver, British Columbia. Dr. Packer has written numerous books, including Knowing God. He served as general editor for the English Standard Version Bible, published by Crossway.

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