Tag Archives: Ten Commandments

He will love you

Deuteronomy 7:12-13 Oh, that we would be obedient to the will of God. Oh, that we could keep his commandments and live a life free of sin. Yet, even as Adam and Eve gave into temptation and ate of the … Continue reading

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Love your neighbor

Luke 10:25-37, 1 John 3:14–18 As John writes in his first epistle letter, “Anyone who hates his brother is a murderer.” Reading this passage, two things came to mind. First, is that love is the exact opposite of murder. When … 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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