Sermons from September 2018

Sermons from September 2018

No Idols – 2nd Commandment

Exodus 20:4-6 God is a lover of people. He wants to be known by His people. That’s how you do relationship well, and this is entirely about relationship. That’s why Exodus 20:5 says, “For I, the LORD, am a jealous God.” Jealousy is a relational word. This is personal for God and super serious for us. God also knows that this is the path of life for us. In the New Testament, Jesus makes the statement, “the truth will set…

No Other Gods – 1st Commandment

Exodus 20:1-3 I think we struggle to see God as being truly relational and having perfect and beautiful reasons for this command, “You shall have no other gods before me.” I think our tendency when we read something like this first command is to say: He’s just dictating rules to us because He is God. We don’t tend to see Him as our Husbandman who loves us and has the rights to our heart and loyalty because He redeemed us…

The Law of Moses and the Christian

Exodus When we ask the question, “How does the Old Testament Law apply to the New Testament Christian?” we must be thoughtful with our answer. These laws are not our laws. They are not binding on us as if we still lived in the Old Covenant. But if we stop there and throw out the Old Testament, we’re not being thoughtful or faithful. There is a strong, beautiful, powerful relationship between the Old Covenant and the New Covenant. And the…
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