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  • 1. Put God First

    Contributed on Jul 29, 2003
    based on 164 ratings
     | 17,179 views

    To stress that God must be our supreme priority in everything.

    The 10 Commandments #1: Put God First Text: Exod. 20:1-3 Thesis: To stress that God must be our supreme priority in everything. Introduction: (1) Illustration – In the early 1990’s, several university professors passed out copies of the 10 Commandments to students and asked them to ...read more

  • 2. Take God As He Is

    Contributed on Jul 29, 2003
    based on 4 ratings
     | 954 views

    To note that there are no substitutes for God.

    The 10 Commandments #2: Take God as He is Text: Exodus 20:4-6 Thesis: To note that there are no substitutes for God. Introduction: (1) Illustration – There is a temple in Kyoto, Japan, called “The Temple of the Thousand Buddhas.” Inside, there are 1,000 statues of Buddha, each one ...read more

  • 3. There's Just Something About That Name

    Contributed on Jul 29, 2003
    based on 28 ratings
     | 1,986 views

    To stress the importance of revering God.

    The 10 Commandments #3: There’s Just Something About That Name Text: Exodus 20:7 – “You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain.” Thesis: To stress the importance of ...read more

  • 4. Seek Rest With God

    Contributed on Jul 29, 2003
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,258 views

    To note the importance of resting with God.

    The 10 Commandments #4: Seek Rest with God Text: Exodus 20:8-11 Thesis: To note the importance of resting with God. Introduction: (1) “Two words summarize the lives of most Americans – hurry and worry” (R. Atchley, Sinai Summit 82). (2) The 4th command seems to be the one that is out ...read more

  • 5. Make Family A Priority

    Contributed on Jul 29, 2003
    based on 89 ratings
     | 5,938 views

    To stress the necessity of a child’s honoring his/her parents and the necessity of parents living a life worthy of honor.

    The 10 Commandments #5: Make Family a Priority Text: Exodus 20:12 Thesis: To stress the necessity of a child’s honoring his/her parents and the necessity of parents living a life worthy of honor. Introduction: (1) America’s ambassador to Japan, Douglas MacArthur II, ...read more

  • 6. Life Is Sacred

    Contributed on Jul 29, 2003
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,572 views

    To stress the sanctity of life.

    The 10 Commandments #6: Life is Sacred Text: Exodus 20:13 Thesis: To stress the sanctity of life. Introduction: (1) In 1992, the annual homicide numbers in the U.S. were around 23,760. Today, the numbers are continuing to grow. (2) In a Houston double murder in 1993, 6 young men, ...read more

  • 7. Keeping Marriage Intact

    Contributed on Jul 29, 2003
    based on 46 ratings
     | 2,625 views

    To stress ways to keep marriages healthy.

    The 10 Commandments #7: Keeping Marriage Intact Text: Exodus 20:14 Thesis: To stress ways to keep marriages healthy. Introduction: (1) Divorce is out of control. (a) “The divorce rate has quadrupled from 4.3 million in 1970 to 18.3 million in 1996” ...read more

  • 8. Is Possession Really 9/10 The Law?

    Contributed on Aug 12, 2003
    based on 28 ratings
     | 1,620 views

    To note the sin of stealing.

    The 10 Commandments #8: Is Possession Really 9/10 of the law? Text: Exodus 20:15 Thesis: To note the sin of stealing. Introduction: (1) Muggings, heists @ ATM’s, and other forms of theft occur over 1.2 million times a year. (2) Things have gotten so far out of hand that at a certain ...read more

  • 9. Tell The Truth

    Contributed on Aug 12, 2003
    based on 49 ratings
     | 3,380 views

    To note the necessity of being truthful at all times.

    The 10 Commandments #9: Tell the Truth Text: Exodus 20:16 Thesis: To note the necessity of being truthful at all times. Introduction: (1) In a book, The Day America Told the Truth, 91% of those who were surveyed admitted that they lied about matters they considered trivial and 36% ...read more

  • 10. Be Content

    Contributed on Sep 7, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 3,036 views

    To learn to be content with the Lord.

    The 10 Commandments #10: Be Content Text: Exodus 20:17 Thesis: To learn to be content with the Lord. Introduction: (1) Have you ever said, “If I had (fill in the blank), then I would be happy?” (2) “As the sixth, seventh, and eighth commandments forbid us to injure our neighbor in ...read more