The Ten Commandments

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Westminster John Knox Press, 1998 M01 1 - 194 pages

William Barclay saw the Ten Commandments as the universal foundation of all things: the basic laws on human conduct in society and the cornerstone of community existence. Drawing on his vast knowledge of both Old and New Testaments, Professor Barclay examines the ways in which the Ten Commandments demand reverence for God and respect for humankind.

The William Barclay Library is a collection of books addressing the great issues of the Christian faith. As one of the world's most widely read interpreters of the Bible and its meaning, William Barclay devoted his life to helping people become more faithful disciples of Jesus Christ.

 

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Contents

The Ancient Foundation
1
The First Commandment
5
The Second Commandment
9
The Third Commandment
13
s The Fouth Commandment
17
The Fifth Commandment
39
The Sixth Commandment
52
The Seventh Commandment
84
The Eighth Commandment
162
The Ninth Commandment
172
The Tenth Commandment
182
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William Barclay (1907-1978) is known and loved by millions worldwide as one of the greatest Christian teachers of modern times. His insights into the New Testament, combined with his vibrant writing style, have delighted and enlightened readers of all ages for over half a century. He served for most of his life as Professor of Divinity at the University of Glasgow, and wrote more than fifty books--most of which are still in print today. His most popular work, the Daily Study Bible, has been translated into over a dozen languages and has sold more than ten million copies around the world.

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