The Singular Focus 

Exodus 20:1-20                                                                                                                 10.8.17

If you start talking about the big 10 at our house, you are usually talking about college sports.  The Big Ten conference includes some powerhouse university teams (actually there are 14 of them, not 10, which always confuses me!), one of which is now University of Maryland.  They have fierce competition with one another and are known to provide good entertainment for sports enthusiasts on fall Saturdays.

But that is not the big ten we are focused on for today.  Today the big ten are the ten moral laws given to Moses on the top of the mountain.  They are the ways of operating which God gave as a gift to the people of Israel, a people wandering around in the wilderness, trying to figure out who they were.  Think for a minute about their context, Continue reading