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The Word from the Top (7)
'You shall not give false testimony.' Exodus 20:16 NIV

The ninth commandment says, ‘You shall not give false testimony against your neighbour.’ Why do we lie? For lots of reasons: to escape the consequences of our actions; to avoid paying our dues; to create a false image; to convince

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The Word from the Top (6)
'You shall not steal.' Exodus 20:15 NIV

The eighth commandment says, ‘You shall not steal.’ Think how strange this commandment must have seemed to the Israelites. As a nomad society, thieving and looting had always been acceptable in their culture—even expected. But God said, ‘That day

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The Word from the Top (5)
'You shall not commit adultery.' Exodus 20:14 NIV

The seventh commandment says, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ But Jesus takes it one step further by saying, ‘Anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery… in his heart. If your right eye causes you to sin, gouge

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The Word from the Top (4)
'You shall not murder.' Exodus 20:13 NIV

The sixth commandment says, ‘You shall not murder.’ Now, most of us don’t need a lecture on murder, so let’s address the real issue: the tongue, which kills by destroying a person’s self–worth and future hopes. Paul writes: ‘All the law is fulfi

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The Word from the Top (3)
'Honour your father and your mother.' Exodus 20:12 NIV

In the fifth commandment, God says, ‘Honour your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.’ That means children must respect their parents, and parents must prove worthy of res

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The Word from the Top (2)
'Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.' Exodus 20:8 NIV

The fourth commandment says, ‘Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.’ This commandment wasn’t meant to be interpreted in: (a) A legalistic way. In Jesus’ day there were over fifteen hundred things the Law of Moses s

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The Word from the Top (1)
'I have talked with you from Heaven.' Exodus 20:22 NKJV

When God gave the Ten Commandments to His people, He said, ‘I have talked with you from Heaven.’ In other words, you have ‘the Word from the top’. End of discussion. Just do it! That being said, let’s spend the next few days looking

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The Eye-Opening Christ
'Jesus Himself came up and walked along with them.' Luke 24:15 NIV

Following the crucifixion, Cleopas and his companion were on the road that led home to Emmaus. That’s when ‘Jesus himself came up and walked along with them.’ Their hopes lay buried in a tomb; their faith had turned to d

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