Monthly Archives: May 2018

Faithful in relationships

Exodus 20:17 God invites us to live a life of fullness. God also knows we are covetous people wanting more than what is healthy and good. Sometimes our desire for material possessions leads us scheme against our neighbor to satisfy … Continue reading

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You shall not covet

You shall not covet your neighbor’s house. Exodus 20:17 It happens with the latest gadgets. It also happens when a friend purchases a new car, boat or other extravagance. They become the envy of others and sometimes, those who are … Continue reading

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Sticks and stones

Matthew 7:1-5, Exodus 20:16. All too often, the words we use harm others. When we engage in gossip or innuendo, it often comes at another’s expense. It is no simple task to undo the harm that results. The sad truth … Continue reading

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Do not steal

You shall not steal. Exodus 20:15 Nearly everyone knows and understands that taking another person’s property without permission is wrong. We simply shouldn’t take something that doesn’t belong to us, or use something that belongs to another without permission. But … Continue reading

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Fidelity in marriage

Matthew 19:1-8 “You shall not commit adultery.” Exodus 20:14 God is the source of many wonderful blessings, not the least of which is the blessing of marriage. In marriage, a husband and wife express their love and desire for one … Continue reading

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Protecting our neighbor

“You shall not murder.” Exodus 20:13 The commandment against murder is one that most people feel they have kept but this is far from the truth. Believe it or not, in the biblical sense, we have all committed murder at … Continue reading

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To honor our parents

Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you. Exodus 20:12 As God gave the Ten Commandments to Moses, He did so inviting the children of … Continue reading

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Remember the Sabbath Day

Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor, and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. Exodus 20:8-10 People today are so busy and distracted that … Continue reading

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Respecting God’s name

“You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain. Exodus 20:7 Our names are precious to us; they identify not only who … Continue reading

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God of deliverance

And God spoke all these words, saying, “I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. “You shall have no other gods before me. Exodus 20:1-3 Hear these … Continue reading

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