Contributed on Aug 22, 2002
Overcoming the competition for things to be number one in our lives through self examination.
God’s Top 10: Exodus 20:3 August 2002 Joe Bedy Central Christian Church There is a great deal of competition to be NUMERAL UNO in our culture. Just in our advertising alone the lists is endless. For example: Avis/Hertz, Coke/Pepsi, Ford/Chevrolet, UF/FSU The competition in our own ...read more
Contributed on Aug 29, 2002
We may not carve them out of wood, but we carve them in our minds and they are alive and doing well!
God’s Top Ten Ex. 20:4-7 September 2002 Joe Bedy Central Christian Church Centuries ago God made man in His image and bless our hearts we have been trying to return the favor ever since and make God into our image. At least we want to make God be the way we want Him to be. Many in the world ...read more
Contributed on Sep 19, 2002
The devil’s world will tell you it is honorable, respectable and godly to work 24/7. God says the penalty for doing so is death.
Joe Bedy Central Christian Church St. Petersburg, Fl 33711 September 19, 2002 Exodus 20:8-11 Exo 20:8 "Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Exo 20:9 Six days you shall labor and do all your work, Exo 20:10 but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God. On it you shall ...read more
Contributed on Oct 17, 2002
Christians are without excuse, if they do not obey, honor, respect and care for their parents.
Central Christian Church St Petersburg, FL October 17 2002 Joe Bedy Commandment # 5 has a promise with it. God’s promises are often conditional if you do this, then I will do this for you. Exo 20:12 "Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your ...read more
Contributed on Oct 23, 2002
Marriage is a covenantal relationship, put together by God and adultery happens in the mind before it happens in the bed.
God’s Top Ten Thou shall not commit adultery Central Christian Church St. Petersburg, Fl October 2002 Exo 20:14 "You shall not commit adultery. I was told that Moses came down from the mountain with the two tablets and as the people gathered around him he said, “I have some good news and ...read more
Contributed on Nov 7, 2002
God calls the Christian to live in community with others by being fair, righteous and just in all of his dealings.
November 2002 Central Christian Church St Petersburg, Fl Joe Bedy Commandment number 8 seems as direct and plain as the first 7. “You shall not steal.” Ex. 20:15 Do not take for yourself anything that belongs to somebody else. I think the question is where do we draw the line? The quarter ...read more
Contributed on Dec 12, 2002
The 9th may be an old law, but it is given that we might live the new life in Christ.
Central Christian Church St. Petersburg, Fl December 12 2002 Joe Bedy The 9th commandment: Exo 20:16 You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. You shall not give false testimony about a neighbor. Well who is my neighbor any way? Is it the one on the left or the right ...read more
Contributed on Jan 16, 2003
We are created by God with these insatiable desires and yet He prohibits us from coveting.
Central Christian Church St Petersburg, Florida January 16th 2003 “No Coveting” Ex. 20:17 You shall not covet your neighbor’s house. You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his manservant or maidservant, his ox or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbor.” Covet signifies a ...read more