​Sermons

God created us to love Him with everything all the time--all of our heart, soul, mind and strength—which means that it’s possible to do so. What does loving God have…

Lex Talionis

March 10, 2019
If you’re not a Christian or have not read the Old Testament, you might wonder why these laws are in the Bible. It’s a lot of detail, not easy to…
This section of Exodus is called the Book of the Covenant, and it consists of laws that govern Israel in line with God’s holy character. Right at the beginning is…

Drawing Near to God

February 24, 2019
We come to the end of the Ten Commandments, God’s covenant law given to His redeemed people. Israel responds with fear and faith. Moses mediates in the thick darkness and…

Covetousness

February 17, 2019
The tenth commandment can seem less important than the others, as if we began with no other gods and finish with no donkeys. But this commandment is the only one…

Love the Truth

February 3, 2019
How important is the truth? Is there such a thing as truth? Michael Foucault believed that truth-claims are really just power plays. But if this is true, then it isn’t,…

You Shall Not Steal

January 27, 2019
Behind the eighth commandment is the glorious fact that God owns everything: “The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof” (Ps. 24:1). Made in His image, we are entrusted…

Against Abortion

January 20, 2019
Abortion is the single greatest injustice occurring in the world today, and so we should be against it. There’s nothing wrong with making the positive case for being pro-life, but…

Fidelity

January 13, 2019
Just as the sixth commandment forbids murder because God gives abundant life, so the seventh commandment provides a fence to guard the wonderful gift of marriage. Adultery is not just…

You Shall Not Murder

January 6, 2019
The sixth commandment is clear and blunt: no murder. We may wonder why it’s necessary to state something so obvious, or think we’ve advanced beyond the ignorance of ancient people…

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