The 10 Commandments In The New Testament

I have heard far too many people say, “The laws of the Old Testament were for ‘back then.’ We live in the New Testament era, so those laws don’t apply to us any longer.” This is a blatant disregard of facts.

Not only are every single one of the Ten Commandments reiterated in the New Testament, they are also amplified. Consider this example: Under the Old Testament law, as long as I hadn’t slept with someone other than my wife I hadn’t broken the 7th commandment (do not commit adultery). Jesus not only reiterated that 7th commandment, but He amplified it to say my lustful thoughts toward someone not my wife made me a violator of that commandment.

Here’s the list of the commandments reiterated and amplified—

10 Commandments In The New Testament

You may download a PDF version of this chart here → 10 Commandments In The New Testament

 

One Response to “The 10 Commandments In The New Testament”

  1. Michael Snow Says:

    Yes, I, also, have heard many Christians deprecate the Ten Commandments. And we wonder why our society deteriorates in the presence of savorless salt? Most Christians kids (and parents) don’t know them. An easy way to begin: http://textsincontext.wordpress.com/2012/09/06/teaching-children-the-ten-commandments/

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