Murder

Anger is Murder in The Heart - Matthew 5:21 – 5:26 (commentary)

In (Genesis 9:6) the penalty for murder and the reason for its seriousness are given. The penalty for murder and the reason for such a severe punishment was that man is made in God’s image. The command “You shall not murder” (Ex. 20:13) does not prohibit every for …

You Shall Not Murder - Exodus 20:13 – 20:13 (commentary)

“Thou shalt not kill” (v. 13). In this sixth commandment God emphasizes the sacredness of human life and His own sovereignty over it. He alone has the right to say when it shall end. This means that a person is not to take his own life as well as to murder someone else. …

Absalom Murders His Brother - II Samuel 13:23 – 13:33 (commentary)

Two years after Amnon rapes Tamar, Absalom the brother of Amnon decides it is the right time to get revenge for the rape of his sister Tamar (vv. 23-24). He chooses the season of sheepshearing as a suitable backdrop for the murder of his brother Amnon. Absalom invites the king, w …