References: Exodus 20Here are the Maker's instructions, and it's time to give them careful attention. As our culture begins to recognize that "self-ism" has not led to peace and contentment, but rather to pain and confusion, there is a new quest for spiritual meaning. In these guidelines God speaks with authority, not offering us what we want, but showing us what we need. We have here not a ladder up which we climb to acceptance with God, but a mirror, which exposes our sin and sends us to Christ as Savior. For the Christian to keep these commandments is to walk in the fullness and freedom that our Heavenly Father intends.
Everything we think, say, and do reflects our worldview. Whether we realize it or not, basic beliefs about God, humanity, history, and the future inevitably shape how we live.
Philip Ryken, prolific author and president of Wheaton College, explains the distinguishing marks of the Christian worldview, helping us to engage thoughtfully with our increasingly pluralistic society. Based on the notion that ideas have consequences, this accessible resource will help you see life’s “big picture” by equipping you with a well-reasoned framework of Christian beliefs and convictions.