It is well known that the German people have always been a highly regimented culture. The idea of Ordnung, a sense of order, permeates German society. And that is a worthy trait. It may, however, have now run amok. Recently the newspaper Bild Zeitung reported that in Germany today there are 4,874 laws, 84,900 regulations and 32,000 regulatory standards. Certainly life is more complicated in these modern technological times than in Biblical times, and must by necessity require more regulation. Still it is a cause of wonder that God was satisfied with ten Commandments -- and Jesus summarized them in two.