You Shall Not Make For Yourself an Idol

October 12, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Currently, we are studying the Ten Commandments during our Sunday services.

This week we looked at the second commandment where God prohibits making a worship idols. It can be easy to dismiss this commandment as irrelevant when we consider idols as statues, totems, and parts of creation (the sun, moon, etc.). But idols come in many different forms and we should consider what may be idols in our own lives.

Here are some questions to ask to determine who/what may be an idol for you.

1) What do you want, desire, crave, and long for?

2) What have you done to get those things?

3) When do you say, “If only”?

4) What have you done to make “if only” come true?

5) Where do you find refuge, safety, comfort, and escape?

6) Whom must you please?

7) What do you believe you can’t live without?

8) What have you done to get, keep, or protect that thing?

As we ponder these questions honestly, I believe that God will help us to see where we may be struggling with this commandment– and lead us to the only answer to overcoming them: Jesus.

October 12th News- The Second Commandment

October 11, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Series: The Heart of the 10 Commandments

 

This week we will look at the second commandment found in Exodus 20:4-6…

You shall not make for yourself an idol.

At first glance, this commandment seem a bit antiquated and perhaps even irrelevant.

After all, we don’t worship the moon or dolphins or the wind like the ancients did. We’re beyond that, right?!?

As Lee Corso would say: “Not so fast my friend!”

This commandment has incredibly relevant applications for us today and we need to understand what it means and how we can obey it.

*****REMINDER:*****

WE ARE MEETING AT OUR NORMAL SERVICE TIME OF 9:15AM AGAIN.

Looking forward to Sunday!

 

Grace and peace,

Doug

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GRACE2F HAPPENINGS

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Grace2F Bible Study

Our weekly Bible Study will resume this Wednesday from 7:00-8:30pm in the Fellowship Hall (where we meet on Sunday). During this series will will be talking about the Commandment we studied the Sunday before. Everyone is welcome!

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Russell House Ministry

Sunday, October 19th at 2:00pm.

Join me at the church service at Russell House to minister to the men and woman who attend.

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PIN Ministry

We have our dates to serve in the PIN Ministry for 2014. Put them in your calendar and join us!

November 16th