Dr. Danny Campbell
This young convert was deeply impressed and determined to make these the rules of his life. From that day onward throughout his life he made it a rule to spend the first moments of his day alone with God and God's Word. Before he read a letter, looked at a paper or even read a telegram, he went first to the Bible, that the first impression of the day might be what he got directly from God.
- Series: Ten Commandments
- Scripture: Exodus 20; Deuteronomy 5
Introduction to the Ten Commandments V. 1-2
1. The 10 Commandments s were given to a people who had already been _____________________
2. Keeping the 10 Commandments do not save us- faith does!
3. Everything in the 10 commands ___________ to Christians
Three components of Old Testament Law:
Moral Law-applicable for all time
Easy way to know- _____________________ in New Testament
Priestly Law- All ____________________d in Christ
“Do not think I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill.” -Jesus in Matthew 5:17
Civil Law- Obsolete now that Christ has come
Galatians 3:25 Acts 10:13-15 Colossians 2:16-17
4. The 10 Commands are the ____________ of the Moral Law
The First Commandment: God comes _____________! V. 3
Proverbs 3:5-6 Matthew 6:33
The first commandment is about the sanctity of ultimate _____________________
The focus is on the inward worship of God, who demands our _____________________ allegiance
There are two kinds of people; those who say to God, “Thy will be done,” and those to whom God says, “all right then, have it your way.” -C.S. Lewis
So what does obeying the first commandment look like?
For the rest of your life, God gets ______ votes and you get 1
Second Command: God is to be worshipped- not stuff V. 4-5a
We are not to mix our faith and other faiths-But we also find here a warning for us not to make our own _________________ of idols
This second commandment is about the sanctity of God’s _______-
The focus is on the external worship of God
The key is that we are worshipping the Creator, not the creation!
What kind of _______________ are you leaving? V. 5-6
“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.” -2 Cor. 5:17
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