Sermon Series
  • 1. Grasping For More - Covetousness - Greed - Envy

    Contributed on Jun 8, 2005
    based on 255 ratings
     | 15,080 views

    The SIN of covetousness, The SOURCE of covetousness, The SORROW of covetousness...and the cure! Link included to Formatted Text Version and PowerPoint Template.

    Grasping for More Exodus 20:17 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/GraspingForMore.html Covetousness is the mother of all sins. All 9 of the previous commandments are rooted in it. It is an excessive desire for something you don’t have. There’s nothing wrong w/ wanting certain things, like ...read more

  • 2. Laying Down The Law

    Contributed on Jul 3, 2008
    based on 105 ratings
     | 7,271 views

    What would happen if we got back to the basics and tried to live by the 10 Commandments? Oh, the revival that would sweep our nation, our churches, and each of our hearts! Link inc. to formatted text, audio & video, PowerPoint.

    Laying Down the Law Intro. to the Ten Commandments Exodus 20 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/LayingDownLaw.html In The Gospel and the American Dream, historian Bruce Shelley writes, “In one hand Liberty holds the torch of freedom and in the other the tablet of law. The torch challenges the ...read more

  • 3. Jehovah - The One And Only

    Contributed on Jul 9, 2008
    based on 60 ratings
     | 5,944 views

    1. The Proclamation 2. The Prohibition 3. The Plea. God’s first commandment must be received Submissively, Sincerely, and Scripturally. Link inc. to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint.

    Jehovah: The One and Only Exodus 20:2-3 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/JehovahOneAndOnly.html I. A Proclamation. v. 2 “I am the Lord” – a statement of the reality of God. For centuries scientists and philosophers have tried to ‘establish’ the existence of God. But nowhere does the Bible ...read more

  • 4. How Big Is Your God?

    Contributed on Jul 11, 2008
    based on 47 ratings
     | 11,313 views

    We must not only worship the right God, but we must worship Him in the right way. Accept no substitutes. Don’t try to reduce God to a material object. Don’t try to localize the One Who is infinite! Link inc. to formatted text, audio, PowerPoint.

    How Big is Your God? Exodus 20:4-6 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/HowBigYourGod.html One day a little girl was drawing a picture, and even skipped recess because she was so focused upon it. Her teacher asked what she was doing and she said she was drawing a picture of God. “Oh honey, you ...read more

  • 5. Take The Name, But Not In Vain

    Contributed on Jul 15, 2008
    based on 85 ratings
     | 8,768 views

    This message has a lot of foul language in it, but a lot more helpful principles to aid our vulgar generation. Lifting high the NAMEs of our God! Link inc. to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint.

    Take the Name, but NOT in Vain Exodus 20:7 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/TakeTheName.html 1. The Declaration of God’s Name One of God’s most beautiful gifts to mankind is the gift of language, the ability to speak. It is one of many things that distinguish man from animals, other than Mr. ...read more

  • 6. Holy Day Or Holiday?

    Contributed on Jul 16, 2008
    based on 54 ratings
     | 5,622 views

    Understanding the principles of WORK and WORSHIP, and the comparison of the OT Sabbath and the NT Lord’s Day, and reasons to be faithful! Link inc. to formatted text, audio & video, PowerPoint.

    Holy Day or Holiday? Exodus 20:8-11 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/HolyDayHoliday.html 1st commandment = Worship the right and only God 2nd commandment = Worship God in the right way 3rd commandment = Worship God sincerely 4th commandment = Worship God regularly This 4th commandment is ...read more

  • 7. It Comes With A Promise

    Contributed on Jul 22, 2008
    based on 47 ratings
     | 7,159 views

    Famous line spoken to Indiana Jones: "You listen to me, you live longer!" What a measure of truth is there, and in the 5th commandment to honor our parents. Link inc. to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint.

    It Comes with a Promise Exodus 20:12 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/ComesWithPromise.html Indiana Jones has become popular again this year, and this has prompted us to revisit the original trilogy. One highlight from the 2nd film was when ‘Short Round’, the young boy, says to adult Indiana, ...read more

  • 8. Four Little Words

    Contributed on Jul 24, 2008
    based on 59 ratings
     | 7,406 views

    ’Thou shalt not kill’ - What it does and does not mean, with info. on INTENTIONAL killing [homicide, suicide, infanticide], INDIRECT killing, and INWARD killing. Link inc. to formatted text, audio & video, PowerPoint.

    Four Little Words Exodus 20:13 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/4LittleWords.html “Thou shalt not kill.” In the Heb., lit. “Thou shalt do no murder” To be the shortest verse in the OT it sure has a lot of meaning and application behind it. To fully understand we need to look first at what ...read more

  • 9. Consenting Adultery

    Contributed on Aug 1, 2008
    based on 63 ratings
     | 7,457 views

    Don’t just roll over on this one and say w/ the masses, “Just be safe.” Or, “If you can’t be good, then be careful!” There is no sex safer than sex within God’s plan, marriage! Link inc. to formatted text, audio & video, PowerPoint.

    Consenting Adultery Exodus 20:14 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/ConsentingAdultery.html The 1631 edition of the KJV had a misprint. Some would call it minor...just one little word accidentally missed by the typesetter. He left out the word ‘not’ in our text today, reading “Thou shalt commit ...read more

  • 10. It Takes A Thief

    Contributed on Aug 5, 2008
    based on 81 ratings
     | 11,719 views

    Not only SIMPLE STEALING, but 5 other types of SOPHISTICATED STEALING, as well as the truth about SPIRITUAL STEALING. Link inc. to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint.

    It Takes a Thief Exodus 20:15 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/TakesAThief.html The popular TV show is back, where crooks teach us how to protect ourselves from people like them. But the Bible says, we ARE people like them! Synonyms for stealing: Extortion, burglary, defraud, ...read more

  • 11. The Lying Tongue [let Me Be Honest]

    Contributed on Aug 16, 2008
    based on 171 ratings
     | 51,753 views

    Here’s 3 Truths about Lying, inc. 7 ways we lie, often w/out even thinking about it. Also: How to OVERCOME it! Link inc. to formatted text, audio & video, PowerPoint.

    The Lying Tongue Exodus 20:16 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/LyingTongue.html I’ve never once heard an entire message on lying. I have heard a few that contained some lies, however. I’ve also had some people lie while I’m preaching...usually on their side or back! Many Christians do not ...read more

  • 12. The Day Moses Broke All 10 Commandments

    Contributed on Aug 22, 2008
    based on 94 ratings
     | 15,977 views

    Aaron: ‘We melted gold...and there came out this calf.’ That’s got to be the all time lamest excuse from an assistant Pastor! Before Moses even returned with the commandments the people were breaking them. Link inc. to text, audio, PowerPoint.

    The Day Moses Broke All 10 Commandments Exodus 32:1-26 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/DayMosesBroke.html Exodus 32:19 And it came to pass, as soon as he came nigh unto the camp, that he saw the calf, and the dancing: and Moses’ anger waxed hot, and he cast the tables out of his hands, and ...read more

  • 13. The Shining - From Guilt To Grace To Glory

    Contributed on Aug 27, 2008
    based on 59 ratings
     | 3,509 views

    1. Fellowship Removed 2.Fellowship Restored 3. Glory Revealed! A lesson about God’s absence, His presence, and how our faces can shine like Moses’! Link inc. to formatted text, audio, PowerPoint.

    The Shining From Guilt to Grace to Glory! Exodus 33 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/GraceToGlory.html [read vv. 1-3, 13; ch. 34:29-35 God actually gave 3 things to Moses on Mt. Sinai: • The 10 Commandments—the revelation of God’s Law. • The Book of the Covenant—the regulation of God’s ...read more