Sermons by Pastor Zeke Pipher

Sermons by Pastor Zeke Pipher

The Heart of a Thief – 8th Commandment

Exodus 20:15 Stealing is an action, but like murder, and like adultery, you don’t have to actually steal to have the heart of a thief. There are a couple distinct qualities at work in the heart of a thief. The heart of a thief is the heart of one who desires and is not content. The heart of a thief is also absolutely selfish. There are a million ways and a million things to steal if that’s your heart. You…

Adultery – 7th Commandment

Exodus 20:14 God made us as people to be holy and to only find our joy and peace and deepest pleasure in life when we are being holy according to His ways, and according to His Spirit at work in us. A lot of people accuse pastors of being “kill-joys” or God of being a “kill-joy.” But that’s simply not true. I want nothing more for you than that you be a thoroughly happy, joyful, utterly fulfilled human being. And,…

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…