Tenth Commandment

Tenth Commandment: You Shall Not Covet Exodus 20:17 “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife or his male servant or his female servant or his ox or...

Ninth Commandment

Ninth Commandment: You shall not bear false witness.   Exodus 20:16 I just received a phone call from the Chevrolet dealer who repairs my car.  He told me what the car needs.  So I said, “Fix it.”  Now...

Eighth Commandment

Eighth Commandment: You shall not steal. Exodus 20:15 Today I am addressing the 8th Commandment… “You shall not steal.” Now in addressing this commandment, let’s keep it in biblical context.  There is no indication in...

Seventh Commandment

Seventh Commandment: You shall not Commit Adultery Exodus 20:14 It must be difficult for many persons to discern the difference between truth and error.  That’s where the field of “apologetics” came from: a defense of...

The Sixth Commandment

Sixth Commandment: You shall not murder Exodus 20:13 When God created Man (and He did), He had His plan for his relationship to all of the creation.  It was never chaos.  First, it was Man’s relation...

The Fifth Commandment

Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the Lord your God gives you.” Exodus 20:12 Recently, one of my granddaughters pledged her love to her...

The Third Commandment

“Remember the Sabbath day to keep it holy….” Exodus 20:8-11 There is a pattern for life in the Ten Commandments. Jesus demonstrated that pattern in His own approach to life.  What is really amazing is...

The Second Commandment

You shall not make for yourself an idol, or any likeness of what is in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the water under the earth.  You shall not worship them or...

The First Commandment

You shall have no other gods before Me.” -Exodus 20:3 This is a terse word.  And there is no question about its meaning.  It was spoken by God to His people Israel there at the foot...

The Ten Commandments: Overview

“Then God spoke all these words, saying, “I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.”  -Exodus 20:1-2 It was not “tongue in cheek”...