In the ancient Near East, Israel had many other so-called gods around them. Today we find ourselves in a similar situation. However, today there is a strong spirit of universalism that wants to blend all the world religions into one. This is not compatible with the Bible, even as we see with these first two of the Ten Commandments.
Sermon preached on Deuteronomy 5:6-10 by Rev. W. Reid Hankins during the Morning Service at Trinity Presbyterian Church (OPC) on 09/13/2009 in Novato, CA.