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What Do You Covet?

When we think of coveting, then, what are some of the things that belong to our neighbor that can cause us to covet?

PURPOSE: To help listeners see what covetousness is.

When we think of coveting, then, what are some of the things that belong to our neighbor that can cause us to covet?

"buy Less And Be Content" Mindset

Do you hear many sermons today about covetousness, the tenth commandment? How did we ever get onto this subject of covetousness?

PURPOSE: To help listeners feel the discomfort that comes from the tenth commandment.

Do you hear many sermons today about covetousness, the tenth commandment? How did we ever get onto this subject of covetousness?

Finding A Balance: Good Work Is Rewarded By Prosperity Which Feeds A Covetous Spirit

When we hear about the Reformation, what are people talking about?

They’re talking about the movement that separated Protestants from the prevailing church at the time, but about a movement that also impacted social structures.

PURPOSE: To help Christian listeners think about their values.

When we hear about the Reformation, what are people talking about?

Contentment: What Does It Mean? Is It Possible?

Have you ever felt that what is preached on Sunday morning is totally out of sync with Monday’s world? If you feel that way, why?

PURPOSE: To help listeners appreciate how a love for money operates against a love for God.

Have you ever felt that what is preached on Sunday morning is totally out of sync with Monday’s world? If you feel that way, why?

Things You Are--and Aren't--supposed To Be Rich In

Suppose you took seriously what the tenth commandment is saying. If you were speaking to a Christian who was wealthy, what counsel might you give that person as far as his or her wealth is concerned?

PURPOSE: To help listeners understand how a shift in attitude can change the direction of their lives.

Suppose you took seriously what the tenth commandment is saying. If you were speaking to a Christian who was wealthy, what counsel might you give that person as far as his or her wealth is concerned?

Are Possessions More Important To You Than Your Relationship With God?

Do you ever come to a passage of Scripture that you were going to teach and you feel a strong urge to try to explain it away?

PURPOSE: To help listeners deal with a covetous spirit.

Do you ever come to a passage of Scripture that you were going to teach and you feel a strong urge to try to explain it away?

The Danger Of Loving Money More Than God

Do you ever come to a passage of Scripture that you were going to teach and you feel a strong urge to try to explain it away?

PURPOSE: To help listeners deal with a covetous spirit.

Do you ever come to a passage of Scripture that you were going to teach and you feel a strong urge to try to explain it away?

The Opposite Of "you Shall Not Covet" Is "love Your Neighbor As Yourself"

Do you ever come to a passage of Scripture that you were going to teach and you feel a strong urge to try to explain it away?

PURPOSE: To help listeners deal with a covetous spirit.

Do you ever come to a passage of Scripture that you were going to teach and you feel a strong urge to try to explain it away?

Covetousness And Contentment

In Hebrews 13:5 we read, "Let your conduct be without covetousness and be content with such things as you have." How do you think covetousness and contentment relate to each other?

PURPOSE: To help listeners understand how contentment works against covetousness.

In Hebrews 13:5 we read, "Let your conduct be without covetousness and be content with such things as you have." How do you think covetousness and contentment relate to each other?

Combating Our Culture's 'more Is Better' Message

Contentment is the antithesis of the tenth commandment “You shall not covet.”

Diagnosing And Curing Covetousness

What’s easier—diagnosing a disease or curing it? Because you can’t take care of it unless you realize it’s there.

Being Content Is The Cure For Coveting

Do you think it is easier to diagnose a disease or to cure it?

When it comes to covetousness, is it easier to diagnose it or to cure it?

PURPOSE: To help listeners free themselves from a covetous spirit.

Do you think it is easier to diagnose a disease or to cure it?

A Promise That Gives Perspective On Possessions

Do you think it is easier to diagnose a disease or to cure it?

When it comes to covetousness, is it easier to diagnose it or to cure it?

PURPOSE: To help listeners free themselves from a covetous spirit.

Do you think it is easier to diagnose a disease or to cure it?

Why We Need All 10 Commandments

If Jesus summed up the law by saying love God and love your neighbor, why do we need all these commandments? Because they show us how love looks in action.

How Covetousness Affects Our World

Can you imagine if we had only nine commandments, and we lacked the one about covetousness because covetousness just simply did not exist?

What would our world be like without covetousness?

PURPOSE: To help listeners realize that covetousness is not trivial.

Can you imagine if we had only nine commandments, and we lacked the one about covetousness because covetousness just simply did not exist?