Category Archives: Gods law

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO COVET?

The word covet isn’t used much today.  Instead we talk about greed, desire, longing, craving, lust or wanting what someone else has that we don’t.  Both the 8th & 9th Commandments are similar because they talk about how our passions … Continue reading

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JUDGE NOT, LEST YE BE JUDGED

When we bear false witness, lie or spread rumors, alter another person’s reputation with misinformation, bully, cut down or humiliate another human being, we are in fact disobeying the Eighth Commandment.  It also goes against Jesus’ teaching to treat others … Continue reading

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“I’M NOT A CROOK!”

The word STEAL has many meanings.  The obvious one is to take something from another person which you have no right to.  Over time it has been associated with  thievery, identity theft, stealing a kiss, a base, a scene, an … Continue reading

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EVERYONE IS DOING IT

We’re all in this world together.  We have all sinned and fallen short of the glory of God. The simple rules He established for His people, along with the many laws in the book of Leviticus, might seem like impossible … Continue reading

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THOU SHALT NOT KILL

THE FIFTH COMMANDMENT You shall not kill. When I learned this commandment at an young age I thought –  here’s one I can keep. A lot of folks think that way.  The average Joe doesn’t go around slaying people.  What … Continue reading

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Poor old Rodney Dangerfield never got any of it.  Aretha Franklin sang about it, but what is it about respect that we seem to have forgotten over the years?  When I was a youngster, this particular commandment was particularly tough … Continue reading

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WHAT’S IN A NAME

God is very clear about His name.  Not only are we to honor it, but we should never use it in a negative way. In describing Himself through the words of the Bible, He has used words like Alpha and … Continue reading

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IT’S ALL ABOUT GOD

When God gave those first Ten Commandments, He did so in a most dramatic way.  Perhaps not as spectacularly as the rendering in the Charlton Heston version, but we certainly knew that the hand of God was involved.  Since we … Continue reading

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IT’S THE LAW!

It seems the world is sliding along the edges of rules and laws today.  Are the simple things, like the difference between right and wrong, being set aside because we think we no longer need that kind of guidance?  Are … Continue reading

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THE TEN SUGGESTIONS?

When we observe all that’s going on in this world, and especially the obscene state of affairs in our own country, it’s easy to say God’s commandments are outdated or not useful anymore.  The law of our land requires penalties … Continue reading

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