Gospel.com Topics Feed - Commandments 2009-11-06T10:19:32-05:00 GCI info@gospel.com /feeds/topics/commandments/ Do Old Testament laws and restrictions still apply to us today? http://gospel.com/blog/index.php/2009/11/05/do-old-testament-laws-and-restrictions-still-apply-to-us-today/ 2009-11-06T10:19:32-05:00 Do Old Testament rules about things like tattoos and hair length apply to us today, or were they intended only for their original pre-Christian audience? What do you do when you come across a passage that contains some rules that seem timeless and others that seem specific to the culture of Old Testament Israel? The Ten Commandments - a Christian perspective http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Exodus%2020:1-17&version=NIV 2009-09-20T16:50:44-05:00 God laid out ten rules for the ancient Israelites to follow, known as the Ten Commandments. These commandments are still used today as benchmarks of the type of life God desires from His followers. Teaching Children - a Christian perspective http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Deuteronomy%206:6-7&version=NIV 2009-09-10T16:08:25-05:00 In Deuteronomy, God relates to His people how they should impress upon their children His commandments. He tells them that teaching their children His commands is extremely important and they should do it at all times of the day.