From proscription to spiritual liberation

Seven of the Ten Commandments begin with the words "Thou shalt not." If that's mainly what we remember from Sunday School, it may seem like a negative way to think about God.

Religion is often thought of as prescriptive, as something holding us and progress back. However, if we read large portions of the Bible, we see there's much more than proscription taking place in the Scriptures.

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