Why the 10 Commandments?

  Did you ever notice that Charlton Heston kinda looks like Ben Stiller? Oh well…I digress. This morning’s yearly reading plan had me smack in the middle of the giving of the Ten Commandments, in Exodus 20.  You know: Do not have any gods before me Do not make any idols for yourself Do not […]

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What kind of God do you think of?

Do you think of this kind of God?  (Hopefully you are seeing a picture to the left right now…) I’m convinced the vast majority of people do. Exodus doesn’t really the picture any differently. Exodus Chap 19 describes Moses’ encounter with God at Mt. Sinai, where God gives the 10 Commandments to the people, but the […]

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Preparing to worship?

I was recently challenged concerning the lyrics to a song we sing at church called “Come, Now Is The Time to Worship” – particularly the line “Come, now is the time to worship / Come, just as you are before your God”.   This person’s concern was that for salvation we certainly come just as we […]

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