“Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.” (Matthew 5:17; Cf. Rom. 10:4; Gal. 3:24). Jesus said these words. He has come to fulfill the Law and the Prophets. He has come to to bring about that to which Bible pointed in the Old Testament, and that is … Continue reading How does Jesus fulfill the 10-Commandments?
What company are behind these slogans? (answers are below) 1. “Got milk?” 2. “Diamonds are forever” 3. “Just do it” 4. “Eat Fresh” 5. “You’re in good hands with _____” 6. “have it your way” 7. “the quicker picker upper” 8. “Tastes great, less filling” 9. “Melts in your mouth, not in your hands” 10. “Takes a licking and keeps on ticking” _______________________________ Our society’s … Continue reading coveteousness
What do you say when you are in sticky situation? What do you say when you really want to impress someone? What do you say when you are caught in the act or confronted with your actions? The Ninth Commandment: “Do not lie.” (Exodus 20:16) We can be incredible liars. Let’s expose the multiple layers of lying: 1. Rock Star Lying—this is when we lie … Continue reading liar liar pants on fire
The Eighth Commandment: “Do not steal.” (Exodus 20:15) When the people of Israel were given these commands from God they were wandering in the desert wandering from Egypt where they were slaves. The Israelites had been slaves in Egypt for 400 years. They had nothing. When they left Egypt God told them to walk to the Promised Land. That walk took 40 years. All along … Continue reading 4 sly ways we steal
We are tempted every day. No one is invisible to temptation. When the Bible talks about temptation, it is never “if”; it is always “when.” The bait is bound to lure you in and tempt to hook you. It is our responsibility to know what the bait is and how to avoid its trap. The Bible is clear from the Seventh Commandment: “Do not commit … Continue reading adulterous
Have you ever seen the America’s Most Wanted on TV? It can be frightening to know that the person staring at you in the wanted ad is on the loose, armed and dangerous. Most of us probably don’t know a person who is armed and dangerous. However, you might be more of a murderer than you think. The Sixth Commandment simply states, “You shall not … Continue reading are you a murderer?
The key to having a good relationship with others people (parents), is to have your foundation built on God. God is about to transition the commandments from a vertical (God) focus to a horizontal (man) focus. The relationship that God focuses on is the parent-child relationship. This foundation relationship affects most if not all your other relationships. The Fifth Commandment: “Honor your parents.” (Exodus 20:12). … Continue reading parents