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08 Mar 2020
Exodus 20:1-17
Andrew Latimer

God's Top Ten:

Don't Covet

Exodus 20:17

  

  Thought crime or the basis for real hope?

  

  

  

  

Coveting is wanting what others have

  (Romans 12:15; Luke 12:13-15)

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  … and it’s an expression of discontent

  (Colossians 3:5)

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  2. It’s pervasive, corrupting, and destructive

  (Ecclesiastes 4:4; Mark 7:21-22; 1 Timothy 6:10; John 4:2; Mark 4:19; Ephesians 5:5)

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  3. And so we must fight for contentment 
(1 Timothy 6:6; Ecclesiastes 5:10; John 6:35;

  1 Timothy 6:11-12; Romans 8:32)

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  COFFEE QUESTIONS

  -In what ways have you found the teaching about coveting challenging and convicting?

  -What might it look like in your situation to fight for contentment in God?