The Ten Commandments: Honor God’s Way

The 5th commandment: Exodus 20:12 begins the commands where God tells us how to live and respond to others.  Honor your parents.  How? In all circumstances and all times? Does this seem ambiguous? Yes! God wants us to ask for His help here. Teach me Holy Spirit what this means! How we obey is ALL […]

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Exodus 20:8-11  Do you emotionally just skip this command because God’s asking you to take this day and set it aside? Like He was just making a suggestion?  And in today’s busy world that’s not as important as the other commands, right?  Why do we get to decide what’s more important in God’s commands? The […]

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The Ten Commandments: Watch Your Mouth

Exodus 20:7  The 3rd Commandment is not so much about how foul our language can be, but rather how we are honoring God with our words, our actions, and our lives. God’s name is important to Him. It reflects His character-His nature. Don’t change His character by the way you live.  This command is saying […]

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The Ten Commandments: No Other One

Exodus 20:1-7  Why waste time attaching to or caring about anything other than the God Creator who made you and all things?  Why choose something else to demand your attention and time?  We cannot limit Who God Is.  When we choose to lessen Who He Is because it is easier to change God into our […]

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*We are getting the wrong message about the Ten Commandments! Here’s what God wanted and wants to tell us: “I want to help you live. I want you to enjoy life. Because I love you.”  They are meant to not be spoilers but God’s wisdom for how life can be lived in love and peace. […]

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Luke 17: 20- Luke 18:8 Have you ever wondered why Jesus told this story about a nagging woman and a uncaring, crooked judge? He won’t listen, especially because she is a widow with no money. But he does. Why? She never gave up asking for justice. She was persistent. Jesus told his disciples this parable […]

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Mark 12:38-44  What does Jesus want us to know about his comments about the poor widow’s offering? She was a small, unknown, un-noticed, powerless woman with her two coins–about 3 cents in today’s world. Ignored by the wealthy, and the self-important of her day, she is cherished in Jesus’ eyes. She is a hero of […]

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Apostles Creed: Amen and Amen

God can go beyond what we do or even beyond what we think. Amen: a word found in every language. It is the last word in the Bible. It means ‘So Be It’ and ‘It Is So’. It leaves us with a sense of trust and assurance that our God has heard us and will […]

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