'Ten Commandments' Tagged Posts

'Ten Commandments' Tagged Posts

BACK TO BASICS – PART 2

Last week we went “back to basics” by considering what we often call “the first table of the law,” that is, the first three commandments which deal with our “vertical” relationship with God.  This week, we consider “the second table of the law,” the remaining seven commandments which deal with our “horizontal” relationship to our neighbor, to each other. A number of years…

BACK TO BASICS

Our journey through Exodus brings us to the Ten Commandments.  It may seem like a back to the basics, but as each generation passes, one cannot assume that this baton has been firmly placed into the hands of the generation that follows.  Even among those who bear the name Christian, one often encounters a stunning ignorance of even the ABCs of Bible knowledge, of law and…

WWJD?

Some years ago a faddish abbreviation took hold among many Christians.  Pretty soon bumper stickers, bracelets and other trinkets were being marketed with the abbreviation WWJD. The abbreviation stands for:  “What Would Jesus Do?” It’s not a new question.  Christian parents and teachers have long used the question to get children to consider how to behave in any given…

“GLORY!”

In Genesis 15, Abraham sees a vision of a smoking fire pot and a blazing torch moving between the sacrificial animal pieces – a vision of “the glory of the Lord.”    This combination of fire and smoke appears in various forms throughout the Old Testament – in the burning bush, in the pillar of cloud and fire in the wilderness, in the thunder, fire and smoke on Mt. Sinai…

A NEW SERMON SERIES – GEMS FROM JEREMIAH

Last Sunday we completed our sermon series on The Ten Commandments.  This morning we turn to the Old Testament Prophet Jeremiah. God calls Jeremiah to the prophetic office during the declining days of the southern kingdom of Judah.  The Babylonian empire is bearing down on God’s people of promise,…
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