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The 10th Commandment Is Really A Trust Issue

"But they sinned even more against Him by rebelling against the Most High in the wilderness. And they tested God in their heart by asking for the food of their fancy. Yes, they spoke against God: they said, 'Can God prepare a table in the wilderness? Behold, He struck the rock, so that the waters gushed out, and the streams overflowed. Can He give bread also?

PURPOSE: To help listeners see that covetousness shows our distrust of God.

"But they sinned even more against Him by rebelling against the Most High in the wilderness. And they tested God in their heart by asking for the food of their fancy. Yes, they spoke against God: they said, 'Can God prepare a table in the wilderness? Behold, He struck the rock, so that the waters gushed out, and the streams overflowed. Can He give bread also? Can He provide meat for His people?' " (Psalm 78:17-22).

How Important Are The Ten Commandments?

What is the bare minimum that you have to do in order to become a Christian?

PURPOSE: To help listeners realize what the Law contributes to our lives.

What is the bare minimum that you have to do in order to become a Christian?

Why The Ten Commandments Are Good

What is the bare minimum that you have to do in order to become a Christian?

PURPOSE: To help listeners realize what the Law contributes to our lives.

What is the bare minimum that you have to do in order to become a Christian?

Postmodern Thought (part 1 Of 2)

We live in a pluralistic society.

What does that mean?

Are all the ideas in our society of equal value?

PURPOSE: To help listeners understand why "truth" matters.

We live in a pluralistic society.

Postmodern Thought (part 2 Of 2)

We live in a pluralistic society.

What does that mean?

Are all the ideas in our society of equal value?

PURPOSE: To help listeners understand why "truth" matters.

We live in a pluralistic society.

The Ideas Involved In The Christian Faith

What do you think they are talking about when they say they are "believers"?

PURPOSE: To help listeners recognize the power of a biblical idea.

Does it disturb you that many people who say they are born-again Christians appear to know almost nothing about the Christian faith?

The Foundational Ideas Of Christianity

What do you think they are talking about when they say they are "believers"?

PURPOSE: To help listeners recognize the power of a biblical idea.

Does it disturb you that many people who say they are born-again Christians appear to know almost nothing about the Christian faith?

Being Honest With God Can Change Our Perspective

PURPOSE: To help listeners recognize that doubt may have as much to do with our perspective as our situation does.

How much difference can a new

PURPOSE: To help listeners recognize that doubt may have as much to do with our perspective as our situation does.

How much difference can a new perspective make in the way we handle life?

Trusting God Because He Sees The Big Picture

PURPOSE: To help listeners recognize that doubt may have as much to do with our perspective as our situation does.

How much difference can a

PURPOSE: To help listeners recognize that doubt may have as much to do with our perspective as our situation does.

How much difference can a new perspective make in the way we handle life?

Doubting And Trusting At The Same Time

A friend of mine who went through a university where his faith came under strong attack said that he kept his faith by realizing that all of his questions didn't have to be

PURPOSE: To help listeners understand the power of a new perspective.

A friend of mine who went through a university where his faith came under strong attack said that he kept his faith by realizing that all of his questions didn't have to be answered by the end of the semester. Do you think that was a good strategy for dealing with doubts?

Lessons In Faith, Doubt, And Trust

Have you ever kept a journal or a diary? Why or why not? Have you ever read someone else's journal or diary? What can you learn from it?

PURPOSE: To help listeners deal with the fact that faith is a struggle.

Have you ever kept a journal or a diary? Why or why not? Have you ever read someone else's journal or diary? What can you learn from it?

Trust God's Promises, Not Your Circumstances (even If They're Good)

Have you ever kept a journal or a diary? Why or why not? Have you ever read someone else's journal or diary? What can you learn from it?

PURPOSE: To help listeners deal with the fact that faith is a struggle.

Have you ever kept a journal or a diary? Why or why not? Have you ever read someone else's journal or diary? What can you learn from it?

The Just Shall Live By Faith

This is a key idea throughout the Bible. Let's look at three different mentions of this theme—each with a different emphasis.

Faith Affects How We Think And Live

Day after day over several years a nondescript man came regularly to the library of the British Museum in London. He shuffled in and out almost daily, noticed only by a few guards and some of the librarians. The man was

PURPOSE: To help listeners understand the impact of this idea.

Do you think we underestimate the power of ideas?

Faith--a Fundamental Spiritual Concept

Einstein established the famous equation, E = MC2. Do you know what those letter stand for?

PURPOSE: To help listeners get an appreciation of what it means to live by faith.

Einstein established the famous equation, E = MC2. Do you know what those letter stand for?