Throughout history, few OT texts have had as much impact on the church as the Ten Words (Exod 20:2–17 / Deut 5:6–21). In this essay, DeRouchie reflects on the lasting import of the Ten Commandments for Christians and helps clarify how the Ten Words themselves magnify the person and work of Christ. This is the second of two essays on the Ten Commandments that DeRouchie contributed to his co-edited book For Our Good Always: Studies on the Message and Influence of Deuteronomy in Honor of Daniel I. Block (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2013). For the other contribution, click here.

Read the entire essay: Making the Ten Count: Reflections on the Lasting Message of the Decalogue