Sermons on Exodus

Sermons on Exodus

Murder – 6th Commandment

Exodus 20:13 The 6th commandment – “You shall not murder” – is prohibiting the most offensive act that a person can commit against God. Murder is the unjustified, illegal, or immoral taking of another person’s life. And the reason it’s the most offensive act a person can commit against God is because every single human being carries the image of God. We’ve been searching for how these commands show up in the New Covenant. First, obviously, murder is against the…

Honor – 5th Commandment

Exodus 20:12 The first and primary audience for this command is children in the home. What you young people do with this command today will lead to flourishing as a person later or to floundering as a person later. That may seem like a huge thing to say about this one verse. Here’s how it is true: Your choice to honor your parents and obey them will shape you into a person who honors and obeys all the authority that…

Rest – 4th Commandment

Exodus 20:8-11 The Sabbath for the Christian isn’t about whether biblically we can mow our lawn, harvest our fields, buy groceries, make meals, or play sports on Sunday. The Sabbath for the Christian is the satisfaction and joy and sense of completion that comes with knowing that the work is done. God has done it through Jesus. Work is defined in the New Testament as our attempts to try to somehow merit favor with God – to prove to ourselves…