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What is the difference between the ceremonial law, the moral law, and the judicial law in the Old Testament?



    
    

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
The law of God given to Moses is a comprehensive set of guidelines to ensure that the Israelites' behavior reflected their status as God's chosen people. It encompasses moral behavior, their positi...

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Mini Matthew Beerman Supporter
The moral law, summarized in the 10 Commandments, should be seen not only as legislation but also as revelation. The moral law not only tells us how to live, but more importantly reveals God's nature to us. 
The reformers said that there were three uses for the moral law. First, the moral law was the rule for all mankind for how they should live in peace and harmony. Second, the moral law shows mankind that they are sinful and that they need a Saviour. Third, the moral law is the rule by which saved men and women should now model their lives after they have come to Christ for salvation.

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