How significant it is that this command appears here! It is the first one that speaks exclusively of our dealings with all other men in general. Man is made in God’s image, making murder a direct attack upon Him.
Scriptures for Study: What do the following verses say about the sanctity of life: Jeremiah 1:5; Judges 13:7; Pss. 127:3; 139:13–16; Luke 1:41, 44?