If you were to ask Christians why they believe kids today are having such a difficult time in school, most of them would probably tell you that the problem exists because we took the 10 Commandments out of the classroom!
And who can blame them? I mean, the 10 Commandments represent the highest level of moral conviction that mankind knows. Not to mention, preachers and pastors as well as many other religious figures teach that very theory. They have been the rock upon which the modern day church stands!
So it was with surprise and shock that I learned in the study of the bible, that God actually says that the 10 Commandments were not given to mankind to be used as guidelines or as pre-requisites to gain entry into heaven. On the contrary, they were given to mankind so that we might realize that we are all equal and that we all fall short of perfection and the glory of God! It even goes so far as to say that anyone who attempts to follow the 10 Commandments shall fall under a curse. A curse designed to make all mankind equal. So that no one could claim to be perfect.
Read: Galatians 3:10-14 and Colossians 2:13-15.
This article contributed by Dr. D. Eskew, Ph.D, D.D.