Are the Ten Commandments Mentioned in the New Testament?

Are the Ten Commandments Mentioned in the New Testament?
By Kelly McDonald, Jr.

There are some who believe that in the New Testament, especially after the resurrection of Jesus, that the Ten Commandments are no longer relevant in the believer’s life. Below, we have listed references to all Ten Commandments in the New Testament before and after the resurrection (this is not an all inclusive list, but a thorough one).

No other gods before Him: Matthew 6:24, Mark 12:32, Luke 16:13, Acts 19:26, Rom 3:30, I Cor. 8:4-6, Gal 3:20, 4;8, Eph. 4:6, I Tim 2:5, James 2:19.

No graven images/idols (and by extension no other gods): Acts 15:20, 15:29, 21:25; Romans 1:25-27, I Cor. 5:10-11, 6:9, 8:1-10; I Cor. 10:7,14,19; 2 Cor. 6:16; Gal. 5:20; Eph. 5:5; Col. 3:5; I Thess. 1:9; I Peter 4:3; I John 5:21; Rev. 2:14, 20, 21:8, 22:15.

Do not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain (this literally means to bear or take up His name in vain): Matthew 15:9, Mark 7:7, Romans 1:21, I Cor. 15:2, 2 Cor. 6:1, Col. 2:8, I Tim. 1:6, Hebrews 6:4-6, 10:26-32, James 2:20.

Remember the Sabbath day to keep it holy: Matthew 12:1-12, 24:20, 28:1, Mark 1:21, 2:23, 2:24-28, 3:2-4, 6:2, 16:1, Luke 4:16, 4:31, 6:1-9, 13:10-16, 14:1-5, Luke 23:56, John 5:9-10,16-18, 7:22-23, 9:14-16, Acts 1:12, 13:13-45, 15:21, 16:11-15, 17:1-4, 18:1-4, Col. 2:15-17, Hebrews 4:4-11.

Honor your father and mother:  Matthew 15:4, 6, Matthew 19:19, Mark 7:10, 10:19, Luke 18:20, Rom. 1:30, Eph. 6:1-2, Col. 3:20, I Tim. 5:4, 2 Tim. 3:2.

Do not commit murder: Matthew 5:21-22, 15:19, 19:18, Mark 3:4, 7:21, 10:19, Luke 18:20, Romans 1:29,13:9, Gal. 5:21, I Peter 4:15, James 2:11, 4:2, 5:6, I John 3:15, Rev. 21:8, 22:15.

Do not commit adultery: Matthew 5:27-32, 15:19, 19:9, 19:18, Mark 7:21, 8:38, 10:11-12,19, Luke 16:18, 18:11, 18:20, John 8:1-10, Romans 2:22, 7:3, 13:9, I Cor. 6:9, Gal. 5:19, Hebrews 13:4, James 2:11, 4:4, 2 Peter 2:14, Rev. 2:22.

Do not steal: Matthew 19:18, 21:13, Mark 10:19,11:17, Luke 18:20, John 10:10, Romans 2:21, 13:9, I Cor. 6:10, Ephesians 4:28.

Do not bear false witness (said another way, do not lie): Matthew 19:18, Mark 10:19, 14:56-57, Luke 18:20, John 8:44, 55, Acts 5:3-4, Romans 13:9, Col. 3:9, I Tim. 1:10, 2 Tim 3:13, Titus 1:10, 3:3, Hebrews 6:10, James 3:14, I John 1:6,10, 2:4, 2:22, 4:20, I John 5:10, Rev. 2:2,3:9, 21:8.

Do not covet: Mark 7:22, Luke 12:15, 16:14, Romans 1:29, 7:7, 13:9, I Cor. 5:10-11, 6:10, 2 Cor. 9:5, Ephesians 5:3-5, Col. 3:5, I Thess. 2:5, I Timothy 3:3, I Tim. 6:10, 2 Tim. 3:2, Hebrews 13:5, 2 Peter 2:3, 14.


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