August 20, 2021 – October 8, 2021
The Ten Commandments
Do the Ten Commandments seem like an archaic list of rules to you? Do you ever wonder why Christians still follow these Old Testament laws, but not others? What makes them different? In this Groundwork series, we’ll take a close look at each of the Ten Commandments as given by God to the Israelites in the book of Exodus. We’ll also examine additional scripture passages in both the Old and New Testaments to help us better understand what the commandments mean, why they still apply to Christians saved by Jesus Christ, and what it looks like to follow these core commandments in today’s world.
Episodes in this Series
August 20 , 2021
Honor the Lord Your God
The first three of the Ten Commandments all provide guidance for our relationship with God.
August 27 , 2021
Remember the Sabbath
Study the second of the Ten Commandments to better understand why God wants us to set aside time for rest and enjoyment.
September 3 , 2021
Honor Your Parents and Authorities
Together we’ll examine scripture to better understand what the fifth commandment means for children, for parents, for our spiritual life, and for our relationship with other authority figures.
September 10 , 2021
You Shall Not Murder
Gain a deeper understanding of the sixth commandment and discover why recognizing each person as an image-bearer of God is so vital to helping us keep it.
September 17 , 2021
You Shall Not Commit Adultery
Discover why marriage is sacred, why adultery is so particularly intimate and painful, and how we find the hope and grace to help us forgive or receive forgiveness and recommit to keeping this commandment.
September 24 , 2021
You Shall Not Steal
Study the eighth commandment to better understand the damage stealing causes in our relationships, what it says about the state of our hearts, and what attitudes we can cultivate to help curb any temptation to steal something for our own benefit.
October 1 , 2021
You Shall Not Give False Testimony
In what ways might we break the ninth commandment without realizing it? What does this commandment reveal about the condition of our hearts? What can we do to cultivate practices of truthfulness in our daily lives?
October 8 , 2021
You Shall Not Covet
Study the tenth commandment that tells us not to covet so that we can better understand the spiritual and relational implications of coveting and identify ways we can combat covetousness and enhance gratitude in our lives.