Sermons from October 2018

Sermons from October 2018

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…

Honoring the Name – 3rd Commandment

Exodus 20:7 When God gave Moses His name, God was giving Moses Himself. He was giving Israel the crystalized essence of who God is. The name Yahweh is God. In the life of faith, in which sinful people cannot actually see the face of our holy God yet, God’s name shows us God. Which means how you think of the name, how you speak the name, how you use the name reveals how you see God. This command, “You shall…
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