In these Ten Commandments was contained the sum and essence of all the law that was given unto Israel. Everything else in the way of law, that was delivered to the chosen people, had its foundation in those moral principles and precepts which the Decalogue contains. ... For the remainder of the quote, see Robert Buchanan on the moral, judicial, and ceremonial law. I recall Rev. Winzer saying a few years ago that Robert Buchanan is a much-neglected figure from the era of the Disruption. The Free Church of Scotland produced so many figures of note in that era that it is easy to overlook some very significant, albeit somewhat less prominent men.