"I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery" ... what if you aren't a decendant of Egyptians?
""Do not make a sculpted image or any likeness of what is in the heavens above..." ... like crosses, plastic jesus statues, and countless religious paintings and trinkets?
"Do not covet your neighbor's house..." ... does this apply in a world where we buy and sell property from one another?
"But the seventh day is a sabbath to the Lord your God; you shall not do any work—you, your son or your daughter, your male or female slave, your livestock, or the alien resident in your towns." ... sounds like an endorsement of slavery for one, but what if you work for say Walmart and they will fire you if you don't work on Sunday. Should you quit your job and starve in order to adhere to the laws of god?18 AnswersReligion & Spirituality1 decade ago