The Second Commandment: The Manner of Worship

This article is the third in a series on the Ten Commandments. In the previous articles, I introduced the series with the title The Ten Commandments: A Brief Exposition. Then last week, I wrote on The First Commandment: The Object of Our Worship.  Today, we will examine the second commandment: Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is …

The First Commandment: The Object Of Our Worship

Thou shalt have no other gods before Me (Exodus 20:3; Deuteronomy 5:6) Created in the image of God, we are innately religious. There’s in us a natural inclination towards worship. We are imago Dei—image-bearers of God— and seek communion with the God whose image we bear, albeit often in the wrong path. There is a void between us and God (Romans 3:23) and we will …