Exodus 20:18-21:18 – Uncut Stones, Priestly Underwear and Slaves
Apr17

Exodus 20:18-21:18 – Uncut Stones, Priestly Underwear and Slaves

We enter the book of the Covenant. What are these legal codes? Plus, how the people respond to God, why priests have to wear underwear, and a confrontation of slavery in the Scriptures.

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Exodus 20:17 – You Must Not Covet
Apr10

Exodus 20:17 – You Must Not Covet

What does it mean to covet? How is coveting tied to dissatisfaction, and why is this the capstone command? Plus: how humility and poverty are antidotes to this sin.

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Exodus 20:16 – You Must Not Bear False Witness
Apr03

Exodus 20:16 – You Must Not Bear False Witness

For Bible BitesIn a world of alternative facts, how do Christians bear faithful and true witness? We explore the implications of the 9th commandment for personal holiness, communal life and participation in our global reality.

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Exodus 20:15 – You Must Not Steal
Mar27

Exodus 20:15 – You Must Not Steal

There are many kinds of theft. How can the church stand against all of them?

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Exodus 20:14 – You Must Not Commit Adultery
Mar20

Exodus 20:14 – You Must Not Commit Adultery

The sexual ethics of ancient Israel were much different from today. What does it mean to follow the seventh commandment faithfully today?

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Exodus 20:13 – You Must Not Murder
Mar13

Exodus 20:13 – You Must Not Murder

What does it mean not to kill? And how does Jesus’ command in the Sermon on the Mount intensify this sixth commandment?

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