Keeping the Ten Commandments
They're often mistakenly considered God's "rules"-his outdated list of do's and don'ts that add up to a guilt-ridden, legalistic way of life. But as beloved author and Bible scholar J. I. Packer probes the purpose and true meaning of the Ten Commandments, you'll discover that these precepts can aptly be called God's blueprint for the best life possible. They contain the wi...more
Previously I had been a little unsure of the role of the commandments today - but Packer gives a very accessible understanding of their function (in society, in the life of the unbeliever, and in the life of the Christian.
There is not even a hint of legalism here - but that is not to say you will not feel deeply challenged and convicted as you read. Packer has a wonderful way of getting under the radar to show how we often do break the comman ...more
Dr. Packer, the Board of Governors’ Professor of Theology at Regent College, was hailed by TIME as “a doctrinal Solomon” among Protestants. “Mediating debates on everything from a particular Bible translation to the acceptabi ...more