The Research Question of this study is: What is the role of the TenCommandments in discipling the nations? Five subsidiary questions are asked ofthree cultural scenes or case studies: (1) What/who is the focus of the case study?(2) What does the transcript itself report of the participants' former way of life(worldview), and what covenantal instruction from the Ten Words is needed? (3)What does the Covenant entail, of what does the covenantal way of life consist,and how is this new way different from their old way of life? (4) By what meansare the Ten Words used to instruct the participants? (5) To what extent are theCovenant or the Ten Words used to instruct the participants and in what ways arethey instruments of grace?