Keeping the Ten Commandments

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Crossway Books, 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They’re often mistakenly considered God’s “rules”—his outdated list of do’s and don’ts that add up to a guilt-ridden, legalistic way of life.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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User Review  - Ken Schroeder -

Packer's little book (only 122 pages) provides any serious student of the Bible with an outstanding treatment of the Ten Commandments. He writes from the point of view that these commanmdents do not ... Read full review

Great short book on the 10 Commandments!

User Review  - Samuel -

Packer's book helped clear up a few issues as it pertained t the law, as it relates to the Christian's life. Read full review

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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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