Murder, Adultery and Theft

Chiseled ThumbI continued our series, “Chiseled,” on the Ten Commandments this weekend at Eastbrook Church by looking at the sixth, seventh and eighth commandments from Exodus 20:13-15.

These are the most brief and bluntly worded commandments of the Decalogue. I brought together Jesus’ parallels to these commandments in the Sermon on the Mount in order to talk about two basic truths:

  1. Our hearts are worse than we think
  2. God’s grace is greater than we understand

The outline and presentation slides for the message are below. You can view the message online here or listen to it via our audio podcast here. Access all the messages from the series here. You can also visit Eastbrook Church on VimeoFacebook, Twitter and Instagram.

This series is part three of an occasional series we are doing from Exodus. You can enjoy the first two parts of this extended series on Exodus here:

From Murder to Valuing Life (Exodus 20:13; Matthew 5:21-26)

From Adultery to Valuing Love (Exodus 20:14; Matthew 5:27-30)

From Theft to Valuing Others (Exodus 20:15; Matthew 6:19-21)

The Heart (Matthew 15:16-20)

  • The nature of our hearts
  • Our hearts are worse than we want to know
  • God’s grace is greater than we understand

 

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