Honoring the moral law

The Scriptural command "Thou shalt not commit adultery" is much more than an arbitrary restriction on human behavior. It's divine Love's mandate for truly satisfied living.

Think back for a moment to the times of Moses. Think of how Moses gave to the Israelites the law of God, the Ten Commandments. Was the law well received? Were the people glad to obey it? Generally, no.

The Old Testament prophets continually warned the Israelites, in the most vivid terms, of the dangers of their godless ways. Isaiah admonished, "Woe to the rebellious children, saith the Lord, that take counsel, but not of me; and that cover with a covering, but not of my spirit, that they may add sin to sin." Isa. 30:1.

Building marriage on a spiritual basis
October 31, 1988

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