Lord’s Day 44

Stephen ‘t Hart

Everything I need is in Christ Jesus

  1. He is the key to contentment
  2. He is the means to godliness

Scripture reading: 1 Timothy 6:3-21

In the 10th Commandment the LORD lays claim to our hearts

  1. The battle within our hearts
  2. The victory from outside our hearts

Scripture readings:  Romans 7, Galatians 5

Reuben Bredenhof

Christ teaches us to have our heart in the right place

  1. Not worrying about our life
  2. But trusting God our Father
  3. And seeking the Kingdom

Scripture readings: Matthew 6:19-34, Matthew 7:13-14

C. Bouwman

The law of God gives freedom

  1. The law does not save
  2. The law shows us how to be free
  3. The law leads Canadians forward

Scripture readings:  John 8:31-47, James 1:19-2:13

Wes Bredenhof

God uses the preaching of the law to lead believers to maturity

This happens through the working of:

  1. Humility
  2. Holiness

Scripture readings:  Romans 7, Philippians 3:1-4:1

M. Retief

God demands a pure heart

We will note:

  1. The complete obedience that is required
  2. The small beginning of our obedience
  3. The goal of perfection

Scripture readings:  Genesis 3:1-6, 1 Kings 21:1-16

Adriano Gama

God desires that you hate sin and be content in his righteousness

  1. God expresses this desire in the Tenth Commandment
  2. God knows your inability to fulfill his desire
  3. God helps you to fulfill his desire

Scripture reading:  Romans 7:7-25

C. Stam

In the Tenth Commandment the LORD demands a holy unity of thoughts, words, and deeds

  1. No unholy conspiracy
  2. A holy motivation

Scripture reading:  Matthew 15:1-20

In his law the LORD continues to demand our perfection

  1. The small beginning
  2. The constant growth
  3. The certain goal

Scripture readings:  Matthew 5:38-48, Philippians 3:8-16

R. H. Bremmer

God requires our heart in the Tenth Commandment

That requirement:

  1. Exposes
  2. Humbles
  3. Urges us to pray

Scripture reading:  1 John 3:1-21

K. Dijk

God’s command for our desires

  1. Why also for our desires?
  2. In what direction for our desires?

God asks obedience to the bottom of our hearts

  1. Why does the Lord ask for that thankfulness?
  2. How does the Lord will that thankfulness?

Scripture reading: Psalm 19:8-15