Exploring Justice: The Ten Commandments

Volume I: Priorities -- Now available!

Exploring Justice: The Ten Commandments is a multi-volume Bible study series for small groups that examines the justice issues of our day through the lens of the Ten Commandments. Each volume is six weeks with 90-minute group sessions. The plan is for five volumes.

Below is an overview of what is to come in the new series:

Volume I: Available now!               

Title: Priorities
Publication Date: Sept. 13, 2019
Commandments covered: No other gods, Don't make idols, Don't take God's name in vain.
Issues Included: Protest, The Pledge of Allegiance, Nationalism, Free Speech, Freedom of Religion, American Exceptionalism, Guns, Partisan Politics, Separation of Church and State, Taking a Knee, Removal of Confederate Monuments, the US Flag Code, and America First.

Read the endorsements for volume 1 here.
Read more about volume 1 and the links to order here.
Download a free sample chapter here.   
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Volume II:

Title: Respect
Expected Publication Date: Q1 2021
Commandments covered: Sabbath, Honor Father and Mother
Sample issues: Dignity of Work, Minimum Wage, Unions, Agriculture, Climate, Social Safety Net, Ageism, Ableism, Healthcare, Antisemitism, and Reparations.

Volume III:

Title: Life
Commandments covered: Don't Kill
Sample issues: Abortion, War, Capital Punishment, Euthanasia, Genocide, Trophy Hunting, Food and Clothing Sourcing.

Volume IV:
Title:
Relationship
Commandments covered: Don't commit adultery, Don't steal.
Sample issues:  Divorce, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sexual Abuse, Trafficking, Eminent Domain, Affordable Housing, Racism, Sexism.

Volume V:

Title: Truth
Commandments covered: Don't bear false witness, Don't covet.
Sample issues: Propaganda, Espionage, Political Speech, Immigration, Criminal Justice, Advertising, Citizen’s United, Fair Trade, Public Education, Fake News.

 

 

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