Series: The Ten Commandments

Friday 20th November

The Tenth Commandment

The tenth commandment forbids us from coveting the lifestyle or possessions of others. We should be content with our own situation, and recognise any good thing we have is an undeserved blessing from God.
Thursday 19th November

The Ninth Commandment

The ninth commandment forbids sharing dishonest or harmful words about others - this includes any lies, half-truths, rumours or exaggerations which damage the reputation of another person.
Tuesday 17th November

The Eighth Commandment

The eighth commandment forbids stealing - this includes anything which unjustly benefits our wealth or unjustly hinders someone else's wealth. We should be givers, not grabbers.
Monday 16th November

The Seventh Commandment

The seventh commandment forbids adultery - this includes any thought, word, or action which encourages sexual activity outside of the marriage between one man and one woman.
Friday 13th November

The Sixth Commandment

The sixth commandment forbids murder and promotes our responsibility to value and preserve life. This includes our thoughts and attitudes towards others not just the physical act of killing.
Thursday 12th November

The Fifth Commandment

The Fifth Commandment requires us to honour our parents with our conduct and our attitudes, doing so will honour God and bring great blessing to our lives.
Tuesday 10th November

The Fourth Commandment – Part 2

The fourth commandment requires believers to keep the Sabbath holy by devoting themselves to worship for the entire day, not just publicly but privately too. This includes forsaking unnecessary thoughts about our activities during the rest of the week.
Monday 9th November

The Fourth Commandment – Part 1

The fourth commandment requires us to remember the Sabbath by setting apart one day in seven as holy to God. Initially, this pointed to God's rest from creation, but now it points to the rest which is found in the risen Christ.
Friday 6th November

The Third Commandment

The Third Commandment requires us to treat God's name, character and Word with holy reverence, it forbids us from any thought, word or deed which shows a lack of respect towards the Lord our God.
Thursday 5th November

The Second Commandment

The second commandment explains how we should worship the one true God. It forbids us from using images or idols as part of our worship, as these only diminish our perception of God's majesty and holiness.
Tuesday 3rd November

The First Commandment

The first commandment requires us to acknowledge that there is only one true God and to worship and glorify Him accordingly, it warns that God is displeased when we give that worship and glory to anything else.