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  • What Do You Really Want?

    Contributed by Bob Joyce on Jun 2, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    Coveting is not wrong...provided you covet the right things.

    Today, we’re looking at the tenth commandment, Exodus 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." Johnny was looking through the chain-link fence at more

  • El Pecado Que Nadie Confesará

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Nov 10, 2009

    9 de los 10 Mandamientos tienen pruebas materiales para mostrar el pecado cometido. El Mandamiento décimo aunque es diferente, y esas muchas personas lo cometerán y no lo confesarán, porque ellos no ven evidencia de su pecado.

    El Pecado que Nadie Confesará Exodo 20:17 Introduction Hoy, nosotros venimos al último de los 10 Mandamientos. En estas Leyes de Dios que gobierna nuestra vida diaria en este mundo, nosotros hemos visto que Dios tiene un estándar alto que El espera que Sus personas esfuercense para en la vida. Yo more

  • The Enemy Of The Best

    Contributed by Michael Hollinger on Aug 10, 2006

    Not Coveting means choosing to align your desires with God

    Title: The Enemy of the Best Text: Exodus 20:17 FCF: Choose God, because he’s better than anything he has made. Intro: With all the financial shenanigans of the last few years, we tend to forget that the ambition, drive, and sheer lust for wealth that characterizes Wall Street is nothing more

  • Commandment 10 Series

    Contributed by Hugh W. Davidson on Apr 3, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    The problem is our attitude not our actions

    Thou shalt not covet Exodus 20:1-17 I heard a story about one elderly couple who were having dinner at another couple’s house, and when they finished, the wives left the table and went into the kitchen. The two men were talking and one said, "Last night we went more

  • The Secret Of Satisfaction Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Nov 13, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    A practical application of the 10th commandment, "You shall not covet," encouraging people to replace the wrong desire for their neighbor’s stuff with the right desire for one’s mate and God’s Word.

    Secret of Satisfaction (Exodus 20:17) If Danny Simpson had known more about guns, he might not have needed to rob a bank. But in 1990, in Ottawa, Canada, this 24-year-old went to jail, and his gun went to a museum. He was arrested for robbing a bank of $6,000 and then sent to jail for six more

  • Your Struggle For Contentment Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Aug 8, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    The commandment against coveting is about contentment. God wants us to be godly with contentment

    Blind Spots I recently discovered that I have a blind spot. In fact I have two. I had my eyes checked for new glasses a few weeks ago and while I was there they said I should have a field vision test. This is a test that checks whether there are parts of your retina that aren’t functioning more

  • The 10th Word: Sanctify Your Desires Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Sep 27, 2010
    based on 23 ratings

    God forbids coveting because it sets my heart on things of earth rather than on things of heaven. It removes our trust away from God & makes us discontent with what He has provided for our life. The Bible teaches us that we are to live a life that is cont

    EXODUS 20: 17 THE TENTH WORD: SANCTIFY YOUR DESIRES [Luke 12:13-34] Today, we come to the last of the 10 Commandments. In these Laws of God governing our daily living here on earth, we have seen that God has a high standard that He expects His people to strive for in life. I trust that as more

  • The Tenth Commandment Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Apr 4, 2003
    based on 32 ratings

    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 more

  • The Tenth Commandment

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Mar 27, 2003
    based on 47 ratings

    Covetousness drives a wedge between people and destroys relationships.

    Slide #1 The Tenth Commandment Slide #2 Ex 20:1-17, “Then God instructed the people as follows: 2 "I am the LORD your God, who rescued you from slavery in Egypt. 3 "Do not worship any other gods besides me. 4 "Do not make idols of any kind, whether in the shape of birds or animals or fish. more

  • Tending To The Heart (The Tenth Commandment) Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Jan 24, 2001
    based on 70 ratings

    Answers to three questions: What is coveting? Why is it bad? How can we be free from it?

    There’s a new religious cult in our community, and most of us haven’t even noticed it. This cult is far larger than the ones you’ve heard about on the radio or read about in most books about cults. I’m talking about the cult of consumerism, the false religion of more (Buchanan 63-64). This cult more

  • The Crisis Of Covetousness Series

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Feb 26, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    The last in the series of messages about the Ten Commandments

    “THE TRUTH ABOUT TRUTH” The Crisis of Covetousness Exodus 20:17 * Tonight we end a long journey through the 10 commandments. The “truth about truth” sets a standard and raises the bar about right and wrong. * This last message, I believe, serves as a reminder of all the 10 commandments. Will more

  • Scratch Where It Itches Series

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Sep 15, 2010

    What we feed our minds and hearts determines whether we live with covetousness or contentment.

    Law & Order: SPU – Scratch Where It itches” Ex. 20:17; Mt. 6:25-34; Phil. 4:10-13 A man was talking to his psychiatrist. He said, “I’ve been misbehaving and my conscience is bothering me.” The doctor responded, “And you want something that will strengthen more

  • It Is Not What Is Mine Is Mine And What Is Yours Is Mine Series

    Contributed by Joe Bedy on Jan 17, 2003
    based on 39 ratings

    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 more

  • Going For The Gold

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jan 18, 2002
    based on 106 ratings

    This sermon give 4 reasons why God forbids coveting and then gives examples of people who allowed coveting to control and destroy them.

    Sept 24, 2000 Exodus 20:17 “Going for the Gold!” INTRODUCTION This week, I’ve had a little bit of time to watch some of the Olympics in Sydney, Australia. The series of events that I got to watch the most was the swimmers and their races. In each of the water events, there were more

  • Grasping For More - Covetousness - Greed - Envy Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jun 14, 2005
    based on 255 ratings

    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 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 more