The Tenth Commandment

The 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. “  Exodus 20: 17 Deuteronomy 5: 22 is a little different:  You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife … Read more

The Ninth Commandment

The Ninth Commandment “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.”  Exodus 20: 16 We sometimes shorten this command to ‘you shall not lie.’ The Ninth Commandment deals with the principle of honesty, with truth. Remember the Lord is preparing Israel to become a special nation. In Exodus 19 God tells Moses to tell … Read more

The Eighth Commandment

The Eighth Commandment  “You shall not steal.”  Steal what?  Anything from others:   Property, life, spouse, reputation, ideas, justice, dignity, – the taking and keeping of anything that does not belong to us. Steal from God:  tithes and offerings, glory, praise, worship, time, talents, priorities, passions. Remember:  “The earth is Mine.” (God speaking, Exodus 19: 5) … Read more

The Seventh Commandment

The Seventh Commandment “You shall not commit adultery.” This commandment is about intimacy. It follows the commandment where God tells us not to commit murder, because life is sacred. And this commandment is about how sacred marriage and sex are. Sex is one of man’s most powerful desires. And for this reason, sex has been … Read more

The Sixth Commandment

The Sixth Commandment The sixth commandment states: “You shall not murder.” Nothing is added to this commandment. But when we turn to the Sermon on the Mount we find there is a principle of judgment here. Jesus says there is an anger which leads to murder and judgement. But there is also anger which leads … Read more

The Big Picture: God’s Viewpoint

The Big Picture: God’s Viewpoint. (Ps 115:2 & 3) Frances Schaeffer stated:  “the basic problem of Christians in this country in the last 80 years or so, in regard to society and in regard to government, is that they have seen things in bits and pieces instead of in totals. They have gradually become disturbed … Read more


SHUTTING THE DOOR ON DOUBT!  Life is filled with uncertainty, isn’t it?  Health, finances, and relationships— the list goes on and on.  These are the ‘what-ifs’ in life when we look to the future which can also create the ‘only-if-I had’ glances backwards. Our lesson today will introduce two types of hope. And there is … Read more

How to Conquer Worry – Part III

God’s Cure for Worry: Part III- I Have a Dream! So far we have seen two essential beliefs for a peaceful heart in the midst of the storms of life. The first essential belief was in the sovereignty of God. The second was the belief God is our provider, who shall provide all our needs. … Read more

How to Conquer Worry – Part II

God’s Cure for Worry: Part II Last week we looked at the reasons the Lord Jesus gave us to not worry in His Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 6:25-34 specifically. Jesus invited us to come reason with Him as to why it was unnecessary to worry if we trusted an absolutely sovereign God. Can … Read more

How to Conquer Worry – Part 1

God’s Cure for Worry: How to be Anxious for Nothing! “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God which surpasses all understanding will guard your heart with all diligence.” ( Phil. 4: 6, 7) Familiar verses which … Read more

God’s Faithfulness

God’s Faithfulness: Failsafe- ‘a system or plan that comes into operation in the event of something going wrong.’ Murphy’s Law- ‘anything that can go wrong will go wrong.’ Because of number 2- we need number 1- a plan for when things go wrong, because we know by now things can go wrong and they always … Read more