43. What is the sum of the Ten Commandments?

ANS: The sum of the Ten Commandments is to love God with the totality of our beings and to love our neighbors as ourselves.

SEE: Deut 6:4-5; Matt 22:37-39; James 2:10; Ex 20:1-17; Lev 19:18; Deut 6:4-5; 1 Tim 1:5-11; James 2:10-11

44. What is the First Commandment?

ANS: The First Commandment is “I am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. Thou shalt have no other gods before me. Ex 20:1-3

SEE: Exodus 20

45. What is the significance of the First Commandment?

ANS: The First Commandment requires man to know and worship God and to acknowledge him to be the only true God in every sphere of life.

SEE: Gen 1:1-3, Gen 39:8-9; Deut 4:28; Deut 5:6-7; Deut 6:4-5; Deut 26:17-18; Deut 32: 15-21; Josh 24:14-15; 2 Sam 22:32; 1 Kings 18:21; 2 Kings 19:15; 1 Chron 28:8; Ps 14:1; Ps 66:18; Ps 81:8-16; Ps 96:4-10; Ps 139; Isa 40:15-31; Matt 4:10; Matt 6:24; Rom 1:18-22; Rom 11:33-36; 1 Cor 8:4-6; Phil 2:9-11; Heb 1:2-12; Rev 1:10-18; Rev 4:8-11

46. What is the Second Commandment?

Sorry, you’ll have to wait until next week for the answer. We have caught up to our Sunday School class, so naturally we’ don’t want to give the answers away, now do we! I sincerely hope these questions have been a blessing to you. We’ll be having more.

SEE: Exodus 20