The Ten Commandments form the basis of Jewish law, stating God's universal and timeless standard of right and wrong - unlike the rest of the 613 commandments in the Torah, which include, for example, various duties and ceremonies such as the kashrut dietary laws, and now unobservable rituals to be performed by priests in the Holy Temple.Why did God give the 10 Commandments?
God wants His people conquering all of the difficulties and trials of life. He wants His people living full, victorious lives. This was the reason He gave the Ten Commandments to the people of Israel. He wanted His people to have the laws, the commandments that told them how to live, the commandments that would lead them to full, victorious lives.Why the 10 commandments are being removed?
This is why the 10 Commandments are being removed, because they serve as a reminder to the citizenry of a universal standard of good and evil, right and wrong, justice and injustice which is higher than the whims and concoctions of mere men and women, elected or unelected, in the American government.Do Mormons believe in the 10 Commandments?
Like most religions today, Mormons believe in the Ten Commandments, and follow them very closely. Though it may seem that there are a lot of rules saying what we can’t do, just as important are the things we believe we should be striving to do. We believe that loving God is the greatest commandment of all, followed by loving one another.