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CHRISTIANITY: CORE ETHICAL TEACHINGS
Ethics are the practical applications of belief.
Help maintain and support Christian relationships.
The Ten Commandments
Ten Commandments (the Decalogue) were a covenant between God and his people. Given to Moses and the Israelites when they were in the desert searching for the Promised Land (Exodus 20:2-14; Deuteronomy 5:6-21).
First two commandments state the importance of worshipping God and God alone. The third commandment, relating to the importance of observing the Sabbath and keeping it sacred for God. The remaining seven commandments present the guidelines for human interaction and how human beings should teach each other.
Evident in Jesus' Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7), element of New Testament ethical teaching.
In the Old Testament is a critical source of ethical guidance for Christians.
It is a summary of Christian ethics and emphasise the importance of human life.
Found in (Exodus 20:1-17)
"You shall not commit adultery" which means faithfulness to people you have relationships with.
Outline the principal ethical teachings in the Ten Commandments.
It summarises how the Jews were expected to live their life and obedient to the will of God.
Commandments 1 to 4 relates to humanity and God, commandments 5 to 10 are about how we treat ourselves and each other.
Describe the importance of ethical teachings in the Ten Commandments in the life of adherents.
The teachings of Jesus were based on the laws of Judaism.
Christian ethics uses the basic Jewish law from God as a fundamental guide to ethical behaviour.
The Ten Commandments are described in Exodus 20:4 and Deuteronomy 5:7, were a set of instructions given to Moses by God on Mount Sinai in the desert wilderness. While the Israelites had been freed by God, they had not followed the...