In a story from the Book of Exodus, Moses receives the Ten Commandments from Jehovah, on Mount Sinai. They are written by the finger of Jehovah, on two tables of stone.
There was a famous billboard, with this text: "What was it about 'Thou shalt not...' that you didn't understand?" It was a good billboard. But, do people still even know the Ten Commandments?
At face value, the Ten Commandments can seem intense and unforgiving. But Emanuel Swedenborg’s understanding of the internal sense of the Bible—spiritual meanings that lie beneath the literal words—can give us a new perspective on these familiar rules. In this episode of their Swedenborg and Life web series, hosts Curtis Childs and Jonathan Rose study the inner meaning of the first commandment.
This is a video Bible study on the meaning of the veil in the Old and New Testaments. We discuss what impact the events in the New Testament - particularly the tearing of the veil of the temple - have on applicability of the Ten Commandments to our lives.