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The 2-10-13=15 Commandments?
by Ronnie E Cooper

Are there really just 10 commandments? Constantly I am reminded that Jesus said there are but two new commandments. Many believe they replaced the commands of the Old Covenant. But Jesus said, “I came not to destroy the law, but to fulfill it.”

It is interesting (to me) that if I take the Exodus 20 verses in all their different divisions, there are 13 possible commandments. Then with the two new ones, there are really 15 commandments!

The problem doesn’t seem to be the number of them, but the keeping of them!


No matter how many commandments there are, there is only one Commander. It is our allegiance to the one Lord and Creator that will make us His people, His family, His soldiers, His own – forever!