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05 Jan 2020
Exodus 20:1-17
Andrew Sach

God's Top Ten: No Other Gods

Exodus 20:3

  

  Why study the Ten Commandments?

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  The Ten Commandments are given to an already-rescued people

  

  The “zeroth” commandment (Exodus 20:2)

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  We are to have no other gods “before” God

  

  He is supreme among the gods?
(Exodus 12:12; 15:11; 18:10-11)

  

  

  

  

  

  He is the only God?
(2 Kings 19:18; Genesis 1; 1 Corinthians 8:4-5

  cf. Deuteronomy 6:4)

  

  

  

  

  

  

  To serve other gods is like cheating on your spouse or disowning your spouse

  

  Hosea 1:1-2

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  Hosea 11:1-3

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  Jesus, who upholds the first commandment, wants us to serve him above all else.

  

  Luke 4:8; 14:26

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  1 Corinthians 8:4-6 cf. Deuteronomy 6:4

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  COFFEE QUESTIONS
(with thanks to Kevin DeYoung)

  - Whom do you praise?

  - Whom do you count on when in need?

  - Whom do you thank?