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23 Feb 2020
Exodus 20:1-17
Andrew Latimer

God's Top Ten:

Don't Steal

Exodus 20:15

  

  Why is stealing such a big deal?

  

  

  1. We are created to own and use property…as God’s stewards

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  2. We are called not to be Grabbers but productive Givers

  

  -deceitful business practices

  (Deuteronomy 25:13,16)

  

  

  

  -holding back wages

  (Leviticus 19:13)

  

  

  

  -excessive interest

  (Exodus 22:25)

  

  

  

  -land grabbing

  (1 Kings 21)

  

  

  

  3. And through Jesus’ radical giving we can be changed 
(Luke 23:39-43; Ephesians 4:28; 2 Corinthians 8:9)

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  COFFEE QUESTIONS

  -In what ways do you find the Bible’s teaching on money to be challenging and convicting?

  -Do you believe that you are a billionaire, spiritually speaking? What might it look like practically if we grasped Jesus’ generosity to us, and let it overflow to others?