Then God spoke all these words: I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery; you shall have no other gods before me. (Exodus 20:1-3)
And so the giving of the Ten Commandments to Moses and the people of Israel begins. You can read the whole bit in Exodus 20:1-17.
Or, check out this version crafted by the confirmation students at ROG.
Or, if you’re really brave, see what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if God texted them to Moses. [Caution: You may need a teenager to translate.]
Regardless of the language used, the Ten Commandments are ultimately about our relationship to God and to our neighbors. Which commandment is most difficult for you to follow? What are some ways we can do a better job at keeping these commandments at the heart of how we act on a daily basis?
[taking a nod from the Ten Commandments in text]
k thx bye.