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1. you will have no other Gods before or beside me
2. you will not make any graven images
3. you will not misuse the name of the Lord
4. remember the sabbath day.
5. Honor your Father and mother
6. Do Not Murder
7. Do not commit Adultery
8. Do Not Steal
9. Do Not bear false witness
10. You shall not covet
Exodus 20:15–17 ESV
15 “You shall not steal. 16 “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor. 17 “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his male servant, or his female servant, or his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is your neighbor’s.”
Exodus 20:15 ESV
15 “You shall not steal.
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Exodus 20:15 ESV
15 “You shall not steal.
This is the Word of God
inerrant, infallible, inspired;
written by God, written for us,
that we might know what to believe
that we might know how to live
and that on its pages we might meet
The Living Christ.

I. You shall not steal

Exodus 20:15 CSB
15 Do not steal.
Ex 20:15-17
This command encompasses all the other Commandments.
Murder is the sealing of anther persons live
Adultery is stealing another person’s spouse
Murder is the sealing of anther persons live
Giving false testimony is stealing justice
Adultery is stealing another persons spouce
ext.
Giving false testemony is stealing justace
ext.
It is the only commandment that is open ended
every other is specific this command does not even hint at who we are not to seal from therefore we cannot take anything that belongs to someone else.
who we are not to seal from therefore we cannot take anything that belongs to someone else.
A. Human Beings
It has always been understood to mean that we cannot seal another human being which means that there is no way we can justify slavery through the Bible.
Nearly all slavery in the Bible was indentured servitude.
indentured servitude_ The selling of oneself to another person for a fixed period of time in order to work off a debt. and had nothing to do with kid
B. Proporty
Forbbin to steal property every totalitarian rescheme takes away private property rights.
C. Non meterial things
Theft of non-material things a person owns
reputation
dignity
trust
intellectual property
a. Reputation
It has always been understood to mean that we can not seal anothe human being which means that there is no way we can justify slavery through the Bible. Nearly all slavery in the Bible was indentured servitude- THe selling of oneself to another persin for a fixed period of time in order to work off a debt. and had nothing to do with kid
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Stealing a person’s reputation through slander or gossip is an awful form of theft because ones a person’s reputation has been stolen it can rarely be fully restored
b. Dignity
the act of stealing a person’s dignity is known as humiliation. Humiliating a person can do permanent damage to what is the most precious thing any of us owns, our dignity
C. Trust
Forbbin to steal proporty ervery totalitarian resheme takes away private proporty rights.
Stealing someone’s trust is known as deceiving the original meaning of tricking someone literally means stealing knowledge. an example would be a sales person tricking someone into buying something, but they omit telling someone all the flaws.
D.intellectual proporty
Theft of non-meterial things a person owns—reputation, dignety, trust, itelectual proporty
plagerisim
Reputation-Stealing a persons reputation through slander or gosip is an aweful form of theft because ones a persons reputation has been stollen it can rarly be fully restored

II. You Shall not bear false witness

Dignety-the act of stealing a persons dignity is known as humiliation. Humiliationg a person can do perminet damage to what is the most precious thing any of us owns, our dignety
Trust-Stealing someones trust is known as deceiving the original meaning of tricking someone litteraly means stealing knowledge. an example would be a sales person tricking someone into buying something but they omit telling someone all the flaws .
intelectual proporty-plagerisim
Exodus 20:16 CSB
16 Do not give false testimony against your neighbor.
This command has two main points it addresses
1. you do not lie
2. Do not lie when testifying in court
A society cannot survive a contempt for truth weather it is inside or outside the courtroom.
The Hebrew Bible was so firm on this that the punishment given to someone who gave a false testimony was the same as the punishment that would have been given to the accused if he had been found guilty. up to and including death.
if the crime that the false testimony was given at the false witness would have been put to death.
However, this command shows its concern for truth both within and outside of a courtroom.
However, this command shows its concern for truth both within and outside of a courtroom.
Brevard Childs one of the best commentators in the 20th centaury stated
“If the Ten Commandments were solely concerned with truth and falsehood in a courtroom, it would have added words such as “in court””
Truth is the most important value in society for it to survive.
All evil in society such as the Nazi’s, communists, and slavery were centered around lies.
Many of those in these great evils were compassionate, but they believed, and some told a great lie that allowed them to participate in a great evil and this still happends today for great evil to exist.
1. Black slavery-Blacks were sub-Human
2. The Holliscost- Jews were inferior to so-called Aryans
In order to murder millions a vast amount of normal even decent people must believe lies
In order to murder millions a vast amount of normal even decent people must believe lies-Abortion
Discuss Abortion
Mass evil is committed not because people seek to be evil but because they are indoctrinated with lies that convince them that what is evil is actually good.
The issue however is many lie even for good causes to promote their cause
The issue however is many lie even for good causes to promote their cause
in the 1980 the leading activist for homelessness said that there were 2-3 million homeless in the united states years later he admitted that that number was inflated and the accrual number was between 250,000-350,000.
groups that fight against cancer were caught exaggerating the number of Women who get Brest cancer each year in order to frighten more women into getting mammograms
It is not by any means wrong for us to want to cure Cancer and get rid of homelessnes, but if we lie to do it it is sin.
Even lying on behalf of a good cause is destructive and breaks this command. it can also distort societies priorities and therefore do great harm to the society.
Even lying on behalf of a good cause is destructive and breaks this command. it can also distort societies priorities and therefore do great harm to the society.
Do not lie when testifying in court
This command is there to warn all of us that with very few exceptions. no cause is more important than being honest.
A society cannot survive a contempt for truth weather it is inside or outside the courtroom.
A society cannot be maintained if it is not based on truth.
Do not lie when testifying in court
give a few exceptions
The Hebrew Bible was so firm on this that the punishment given to someone who gave a false testimony was the same as the punishment that would have been given to the accused if he had been found guilty. up to and including death. if the crime that the false testimony was given at the false witness would have been put to death.
A socioty can not survive a contempt for truth weathe it is inside or outside the courtroom.
The Hebrew Bible was so firm on this that the punishment given to someone who gave a false testemony was the same as the punishment that would have been given to the accused if he had been found guilty. up to and including death. if the crime that the fase testemony was given at the false witness would have been put to death.
However this comand shows its concern for truth both within and outside of a courtroom.
Brevard Childs one of the best comintators in the 20th centuary stated “If the Ten Comandments were soley concerned with truth and falsehood in a courtroom, it would have added words such as “in cort””
Truth is the most importent value in socioty for it to survive.
All evel in socioty such as the Natzi’s, comunists, and slavery were centered around lies.
Many of those in theese great evils were compasionate, but they believed, and some told a great lie that allowed them to participate in a great evil.
Black slavery-Blacks were sub-Human
The Holliscost- Jews were inferior to so-called Aryans
Comunisim is completly based on lies
In order to murder millions a vast ammount of normal even decent people must believe lies-Abortion
Mass evil is committed not because people seek to be evil but because they are indoctrinated with lies that convence them that what is evil is accually good.
The issue however is many lie even for good causes to promote there cause
in the 1980 the leading activist for homelesness caid that there were 2-3 million homeless in the united states years later he admitted that that number was inflated the accual number was between 250,000-350,000
groups that fight against cancer were caught exadgerating the amount of Women who get brest cancer each year in order to frighten more women into getting mammograms
Even lieing on behalf of a good cause is distructive and breaks this comand. it can also distort socioties priorities and therfore do great harm to the socioty.
This comand is there to warn all of us that with verry few exceptions no cause is more importent than truth telling.
A socioty can not be maintained if it is not based on truth.
However, this command shows its concern for truth both within and outside of a courtroom.
Brevard Childs one of the best commentators in the 20th centaury stated “If the Ten Commandments were solely concerned with truth and falsehood in a courtroom, it would have added words such as “in court””
Truth is the most important value in society for it to survive.
All evil in society such as the Nazi’s, communists, and slavery were centered around lies.

III. You shall not Covet

Many of those in these great evils were compassionate, but they believed, and some told a great lie that allowed them to participate in a great evil.
Black slavery-Blacks were sub-Human
The Holliscost- Jews were inferior to so-called Aryans
Communism is completely based on lies
Exodus 20:17 ESV
17 “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his male servant, or his female servant, or his ox, or his donkey, or anything that is your neighbor’s.”
In order to murder millions a vast amount of normal even decent people must believe lies-Abortion
Mass evil is committed not because people seek to be evil but because they are indoctrinated with lies that convince them that what is evil is actually good.
The issue however is many lie even for good causes to promote their cause
in the 1980 the leading activist for homelessness caid that there were 2-3 million homeless in the united states years later he admitted that that number was inflated the accrual number was between 250,000-350,000
groups that fight against cancer were caught exaggerating the number of Women who get Brest cancer each year in order to frighten more women into getting mammograms
Even lying on behalf of a good cause is destructive and breaks this command. it can also distort societies priorities and therefore do great harm to the society.
This command is there to warn all of us that with very few exceptions no cause is more important than truth telling.
A society cannot be maintained if it is not based on truth.
Commandments 6-9 prohibit acts of evil
-Murder
6. Murder
-Adultery
7. Adultery
-Stealing
8. Stealing
9. Perjury
-Perjury
The final comandment prohibs the thing that leads to the privious 4
The final commandment prohibits the thing that leads to the previous 4
This is the only commandment that prohibit thought the reason for this is coveting is what leads to evil and violating the previous 4 commandments.
This is the only comandment that prohivit thought the reason vor this is coveting is what leads to evil and violating the previous 4 comandments.
The reason people commit most sins roots in this commandment.
The reason people commit most sins roots in this comandment.
The reason people commit most sins roots in this commandment.
Theves covet there victums proporty
1. Thieves covet their victim’s property
2. coveting also is the reason for most murders
coveting also is the reason for most murders
3. adultery is rooted in coveting someone else’s spouse
and adultery is rooted in coveting someone elces spouce
pergery and bearing false witness is done to cover up other crimes that are caused by coveting
4. perjury and bearing false witness is done to cover up other crimes that are caused by coveting
To covet is not just to want. the word used for covet means-to want to the point of seeking to take away and own something that belongs to another person
To covet is not just to want. the word used for covet means-to want to the point of seeking to take away and own something that belongs to another person
To covet is not just to want. the word used for covet means-to want to the point of seeking to take away and own something that belongs to another person
The two key elements here are:
The two key ellements here are seeking to own, and belongs to another person
1.seeking to own
2. belongs to another person
Seeking to own does not mean just enving or just lusting after
Seeking to own does not mean just envying or just lusting after
neithe envey or lust is prohvited in the 10 comandments although uncontrolled envey and lust can lead to bad things and be distructive and are prohvited in other parts of the Bible they are not mentioned in the 10 comandments.
neither envy or lust is provided in the 10 commandments although uncontrolled envy and lust can lead to bad things and be destructive and are provided in other parts of the Bible they are not mentioned in the 10 commandments.
The tenth comandment does not prohvit you from saying what a great______________ my neighbor has I wish I had such a great______________ in could be distructive, but could als cause you to work harder so that you can have_________________
The tenth commandment does not purohit you from saying what a great______________ my neighbor has I wish I had such a great______________ in could be destructive, but could als cause you to work harder so that you can have_________________
The tenth commandment does not purohit you from saying what a wonderful______________ my neighbor has I wish I had such a wonderful______________ in could be destructive, but could also cause you to work harder so that you can have_________________
However, when you seek to gain position of the specific_______________ that belongs to another is when it becomes sin
However when you seek to gain posetion of the specific_______________ that belongs to another is when it becomes sin
Application.
Do not steal
Do not lie
Do not covet
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