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  • Tending To The Heart (The Tenth Commandment) Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Jan 23, 2001
    based on 71 ratings
     | 3,659 views

    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 ...read more

  • Surviving Your Finances Series

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Mar 27, 2001
    based on 84 ratings
     | 5,663 views

    In order to survive our finances, we need to examine our heart attitude toward money and possessions.

    When it comes to money and finances, preachers often fall into one of two extremes. The first is to avoid mentioning money altogether; or, if they absolutely must talk about it, to approach the topic very gingerly and apologetically, with a vague sense of embarrassment, as if money were a subject ...read more

  • Lie # 10 --Getting Quenches Craving Series

    Contributed by Mark Atherton on Nov 8, 2001
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,475 views

    a look at the tenth commandment

    To "covet" is to DESIRE w/o regards to others The ancient formula of sin - Genesis 3:6 I SAW I DESIRED I TOOK Coveting is a matter of SEEING **Coveting is seeing what we don’t HAVE instead of what we HAVE.** **Coveting keeps us from seeing GOD fully.** The happiest ...read more

  • Going For The Gold

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jan 18, 2002
    based on 106 ratings
     | 4,062 views

    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 ...read more

  • The Positive Side Of The Ten Commandments: The Tenth Commandment Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Nov 15, 2002
    based on 134 ratings
     | 5,071 views

    The hidden motive back of each commandment is worship. Since everything a Christian does should praise God, all of the Ten Commandments revolve around worshipping God.

    TENTH COMMANDMENT “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, nor his male servant, nor his female servant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is your neighbor’s” (Ex. 20:17). A. INTRODUCTION 1. Consumerism. We follow a new ...read more

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

    Contributed by Joe Bedy on Jan 16, 2003
    based on 39 ratings
     | 1,247 views

    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

  • Going For The Gold (Pt. 2)

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jan 22, 2002
    based on 72 ratings
     | 8,990 views

    This sermon examines the lives of several prominent O.T. people (Lot, David, Achan, etc.) to see how coveting almost destroyed them.

    October 1, 2000 Exodus 20:17 “Going for the gold!” (part 2) INTRODUCTION Last week, we began our look at the last of the 10 Commandments – “Thou shalt not covet”. We said that coveting is that overwhelming desire that we have to possess what belongs to someone else. It may be ...read more

  • The Tenth Commandment

    Contributed by Jim Twamley on Mar 25, 2003
    based on 47 ratings
     | 1,719 views

    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. ...read more

  • Draining Desires Series

    Contributed by Mary Lewis on Jun 7, 2004
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,632 views

    Tenth Commandment - Coveting

    Draining Desires Introduction I’m sure many of you were saddened by the recent death of Bob Hope. And if you’re old enough to remember Bob Hope, then you no doubt remember another legendary comic, Jack Benny. Although in real life, Benny was known as a very generous man, his comic shtick was ...read more

  • The Tenth Commandment Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Apr 4, 2003
    based on 33 ratings
     | 5,432 views

    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

  • Building Bigger Hearts Series

    Contributed by Rick Duncan on Apr 7, 2003
    based on 33 ratings
     | 1,340 views

    Contentment doesn’t come from our circumstances. It comes from the heart. And that’s where the root of the problem really lies. Not in our wallets, but in our hearts.

    My son, Evan, plays for the 10year old North Royalton travel team. The other day, the players received their uniforms. They are beautiful – very nice. And the hats! They are purple with a gold NR embroidered on the front. And they are fitted. Evan even has his number embroidered on the back ...read more

  • Getting A Grip On Greed Series

    Contributed by Dan Jackson on Jul 24, 2005
    based on 47 ratings
     | 4,334 views

    The tenth commandment is different because it addresses attitude. The first nine commandments apply to actions. This one simply says, “Do not covet anything that belongs to your neighbor.” The sins of action are obvious. This sin of attitude is hidden, kn

    GETTING A GRIP ON GREED Exodus 20:17 Newscaster Paul Harvey tells how an Eskimo kills a wolf. The grisly account offers insight into the destructive, devouring, nature of desire without discipline: The Eskimo coats his knife blade with animal blood and allows it to freeze. He then adds ...read more

  • Grasping For More - Covetousness - Greed - Envy Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jun 8, 2005
    based on 255 ratings
     | 16,062 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

  • Satisfaction Guaranteed! Series

    Contributed by Dennis Marquardt on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 137 ratings
     | 8,796 views

    #10 in 10 Commandment Series

  • The Ten Commandments – The Heart Of The Matter Series

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Sep 20, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,898 views

    THE TEN COMMANDMENTS – The Heart of the Matter The tenth commandment is the "inside-out" commandment. Seven steps from coveteousness to contentment.

    • Exodus 20:3-17 (NIV) [3] You shall have no other gods before me. [4] You shall not make for yourself an idol. . . [7] You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God. . . [8] Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. . . [12] Honor your father and your mother. . . [13] You shall ...read more