The Ten Commandments
Lesson - Exodus 20; Deuteronomy 5:6-21
Activity: Toward God or man?: Post a sign with the word
God on one wall, Man on another. Have students stand between them.
List the commandments at random. If the commandment addresses how we
should treat God, have the students stand near that sign. If it is
how we should treat man, have them go to that sign.
Deut. 5:33a "You will walk in the way the Lord your God commanded, that you may live."Review Questions for gameboard linguistic questions
1. What does commandment mean? A command is a rule, a law, something we must do
2. What is worship? To show honor and reverence to someone greater than ourselves
3. What is an idol? An object which pretends to be a god, or stands in place of a supposed god, and is worshipped as such activity questions
1. Act out honoring your parents.
2. Quickly put together a small puzzle.
3. Recite as many commandments as you can remember. emotion questions
1. Were the people happy or sad to receive a law?
2. How do you feel about rules?
3. How would you feel if you didn't know the rules?application questions
1. What things do we sometimes put before God?
2. Can we "bear false witness" by keeping silent? If we deceive through silence, by leaving a false impression
3. Why is it wrong to misuse God's name?
4. How can we honor our parents? be respectful, praise them, obey their rulesfact questions
1. How many times did Moses bring the tablets with the law on them down from the mountain? 2
2. How many laws addressed how we are to treat God?
3. What nation were the commandments given to? Israelreview questions
1. How did this law make the Israelites special? they had a covenant, an agreement with God, that no other nation had
2. Where did the Israelites receive the law? Mt. Sinai
3. Who was known as the law-giver? Moses