Category Archives: Ten Commandments

Victory over sin.


Victory over Sin “Our country imprisons more people per capita than any other nation except the Soviet Union and South Africa; yet we have the highest crime rate in the world. If that’s law and order, spare us any more. … Continue reading

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Dealing with coveting


Dealing with coveting Gracious Jesus, in Your mercy You came among us to take on our flesh, our sins, our sorrow, and our death. In your goodness You endured for us the temptation of the devil, the lure of the … Continue reading

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Prayer to avoid coveting


Prayer to avoid coveting O God, whose grace is sufficient for our needs, lift us above our doubts, coveting, and anxieties into the calm of your presence so that guarded by your peace, we may share your love. Amen.

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Coveting


Coveting Joshua 7:19-26 Then Joshua said to Achan, “My son, give glory to the Lord, the God of Israel, by telling the truth. Make your confession and tell me what you have done. Don’t hide it from me.” 20Achan replied, … Continue reading

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Do not covet


Do not Covet “Do not covet your neighbor’s house. Do not covet your neighbor’s wife, male or female servant, ox or donkey, or anything else your neighbor owns.” To covet is to wish to have the possessions of others. It … Continue reading

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Help to avoid lying


Spirit help to avoid lying O Holy Spirit, who proceeds from the Father and the Son. You are the giver of truth. We have asked that you be within us, providing us with guidance. Grant us the ability to avoid … Continue reading

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Prayer to avoid False Witness


Prayer to avoid False Witness O my God, I love you with my whole heart and detest all my sins, especially the sins of False Witness and lying, because I have deserved the loss of heaven and the pains of … Continue reading

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Lying


Jacob Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob are among the most significant people in the Old Testament. It is important to realize that this significance is not based upon their personal characters, but upon the character of God. They were all men … Continue reading

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Lying practical application


Practical Application Evaluate your life according to this commandment: I have lied about another person or hidden the truth to protect myself at another’s expense? Is lying okay if it doesn’t injure another, as false witness does? How about little … Continue reading

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False Witness and Lying


Misrepresentation “Do not testify falsely against your neighbor. To testify falsely means lying in court. God knew that Israel could not survive unless its system of justice was incorruptible. We should be honest in our private dealings as well as … Continue reading

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