Contributed on Jan 24, 2003
What is the 1st commandment about? I used Dr. Laura’s Book on the 10 Commandments for a Jewish perspective on this series.
INTRODUCTION • How many of you have seen the epic, The Ten Commandments with Charlton Heston? What a great classic. I really believe that Moses looks like Charlton Heston! • What are the Ten Commandments? Are they a set of archaic rules that were meant for people a few thousand years ...read more
Contributed on Jan 31, 2003
Commandment number 2
INTRODUCTION • Priorities. In the hustle and bustle of life it is sometimes difficult to keep our priorities in the right order. • Most of us live a pretty fast paced life. It is so easy to get caught up in the daily grind of making a living and raising a family that we can very easily forget ...read more
Contributed on Feb 7, 2003
Is there more to taking the Lord’s name in vain than with our speech?
INTRODUCTION • What’s in a name? How many of you when you were kids were told about how important it was for you not to tarnish the family name by doing something really stupid? • A Chinese friend of ours who we met in Macomb told us that in China when young people would get out of line with ...read more
Contributed on Feb 14, 2003
Commandment #4 and its implication for today
INTRODUCTION • How many of us have wished for more hours in the day? We think if we have more time we could get more done! More hours in the day would just make for a more hectic day for most of us. • How many of us feel like our batteries are about to run down? Our lives seem to be more ...read more
Contributed on Feb 21, 2003
We are called to honor our parents no matter what!
INTRODUCTION • When you are out in public or even when you are in the church, do you ears perk up when you hear someone say “yes mama” or “yes sir”. What about the young person who calls someone “Mr. or Mrs. So and So? It seems like we have lost a bit of formality in our society doesn’t ...read more
Contributed on Mar 14, 2003
We honor our spouse before God when we are faithful to them.
INTRODUCTION • Today we will continue with our Ten Commandments series. Thus far the commandments can be summarized by saying we are to honor God and we are to honor our parents. Today we are going to open up a subject that is a real problem in our society. This issue at hand today is the ...read more
Contributed on Mar 21, 2003
We are not supposed to steal, but do we?
INTRODUCTION • When a man attempted to siphon gasoline from a motor home parked on a Seattle street, he got much more than he bargained for. Police arrived at the scene to find an ill man curled up next to a motor home trying to steal gasoline. The man had plugged his hose into the motor home’s ...read more
Contributed on Mar 28, 2003
What does it mean not to bear false witness? Does this commandment have a larger scope?
INTRODUCTION Famous American Fibs - The check is in the mail. - I’ll start my diet tomorrow. - We service what we sell. - Give me your number and the doctor will call you right back. - Money cheerfully refunded. - One size fits all. - This offer limited to the first 100 people who call ...read more
Contributed on Apr 4, 2003
What does it mean to covet? I want to thank Timothy Peck and Chris Talton for help with main points from their sermons on sermoncentral.
INTRODUCTION • Today we are concluding our series on the Ten Commandments. I hope that each of these messages has touched you in some way. • The Tenth Command is one that I wish I would have understood when I was a young person. • When I was a kid, my parents did a great job providing for my ...read more
Contributed on Oct 26, 2007
is the Sabbath something we should consider today?
INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • How many of us have wished for more hours in the day? We think if we have more time we could get more done! More hours in the day would just make for a more hectic day for most of us. • How many of us feel like our batteries are about to run down? Our lives seem to ...read more