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Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property
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Biblical Ethics 6: Love for Neighbour 4 - Property

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This is Lesson 6 of the Biblical Ethics course in the Crossroads Programme. Crossroads is a discipleship programme written Dr Kevin Smith (http://kevinsmith.co.za) and offered by the South African …

This is Lesson 6 of the Biblical Ethics course in the Crossroads Programme. Crossroads is a discipleship programme written Dr Kevin Smith (http://kevinsmith.co.za) and offered by the South African Theological Seminary (http://www.satsonline.org).

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  1. Biblical Ethics 3 - Love for Neighbour 4: Property
  2. Lesson OverviewIn lessons 3-7 of this course we are going to study thelast six commandments five headings: 1. Biblical Values regarding Family 2. Biblical Values regarding Life 3. Biblical Values regarding Sex 4. Biblical Values regarding Property You are here 5. Biblical Values regarding Truth
  3. Biblical Values regarding Property
  4. The Sanctity of PropertyWe are going to study biblical values regardingproperty under four headings: 1. Ownership or Stewardship 2. Covetousness or Contentment 3. Greed or Godliness 4. Forms of Stealing
  5. Point 1OWNERSHIP OR STEWARDSHIP
  6. Ownership or StewardshipWith respect to private property, we have both rightsand responsibilities:
  7. Ownership or StewardshipWith respect to private property, we have both rightsand responsibilities: 1) People have a right to own property.
  8. Ownership or StewardshipWith respect to private property, we have both rightsand responsibilities: 1) People have a right to own property. 2) God is the ultimate owner of everything.
  9. Ownership or StewardshipWith respect to private property, we have both rightsand responsibilities: 1) People have a right to own property. 2) God is the ultimate owner of everything. 3) Therefore, we are stewards rather than owners.
  10. Ownership or StewardshipWith respect to private property, we have both rightsand responsibilities: 1) People have a right to own property. 2) God is the ultimate owner of everything. 3) Therefore, we are stewards rather than owners. 4) We are responsible to use our property for (a) the glory of God and (b) the good of others.
  11. Point 2COVETOUSNESS OR CONTENTMENT
  12. Covetousness or Contentment1) The Vice of Covetousness
  13. Covetousness or Contentment1) The Vice of a) Covetousness causes Covetousness idolatry.
  14. Covetousness or Contentment1) The Vice of a) Covetousness causes Covetousness idolatry. b) Covetousness causes violence.
  15. Covetousness or Contentment1) The Vice of a) Covetousness causes Covetousness idolatry. b) Covetousness causes violence. c) Covetousness causes deception.
  16. Covetousness or Contentment1) The Vice of a) Covetousness causes Covetousness idolatry. b) Covetousness causes violence. c) Covetousness causes deception. d) Covetousness is expressed by excessive saving or spending.
  17. Covetousness or Contentment1) The Vice of Covetousness2) The Virtue of Contentment
  18. Covetousness or Contentment1) The Vice of a) Be content with your Covetousness living.2) The Virtue of Contentment
  19. Covetousness or Contentment1) The Vice of a) Be content with your Covetousness living.2) The Virtue of b) Be content with your Contentment lifestyle.
  20. Covetousness or Contentment1) The Vice of a) Be content with your Covetousness living.2) The Virtue of b) Be content with your Contentment lifestyle. c) Be content without luxuries.
  21. Covetousness or Contentment1) The Vice of a) Be content with your Covetousness living.2) The Virtue of b) Be content with your Contentment lifestyle. c) Be content without luxuries. d) Be content with the Lord.
  22. Point 3GREED OR GODLINESS
  23. Greed or Godliness1) The Old Testament encourages wealth as a sign of God’s blessing.
  24. Greed or Godliness1) The Old Testament encourages wealth as a sign of God’s blessing.2) The New Testament cautions against the dangers of greed and excessive wealth.
  25. Greed or Godliness1) The Old Testament encourages wealth as a sign of God’s blessing.2) The New Testament cautions against the dangers of greed and excessive wealth.3) Jesus Christ taught us the proper relationship between godliness and material blessings.
  26. Greed or Godliness1) The Old Testament encourages wealth as a sign of God’s blessing.2) The New Testament cautions against the dangers of greed and excessive wealth.3) Jesus Christ taught us the proper relationship between godliness and material blessings.4) We should seek God’s kingdom, be grateful if he adds wealth, but be content with what we have.
  27. Point 4FORMS OF STEALING
  28. Forms of StealingStealing is by no meanslimited to physically takingitems or cash that doesnot belong to us. We cansteal somebody’s money,goods, time, ideas, name,future, or freedom. Hereare some common formsof stealing.
  29. Forms of StealingStealing is by no means 1) Substancelimited to physically takingitems or cash that doesnot belong to us. We cansteal somebody’s money,goods, time, ideas, name,future, or freedom. Hereare some common formsof stealing.
  30. Forms of StealingStealing is by no means 1) Substancelimited to physically taking 2) Salariesitems or cash that doesnot belong to us. We cansteal somebody’s money,goods, time, ideas, name,future, or freedom. Hereare some common formsof stealing.
  31. Forms of StealingStealing is by no means 1) Substancelimited to physically taking 2) Salariesitems or cash that doesnot belong to us. We can 3) Slaverysteal somebody’smoney, goods, time, ideas, name, future, orfreedom. Here are somecommon forms ofstealing.
  32. Forms of StealingStealing is by no means 1) Substancelimited to physically taking 2) Salariesitems or cash that doesnot belong to us. We can 3) Slaverysteal somebody’s money, 4) Slandergoods, time, ideas, name,future, or freedom. Hereare some common formsof stealing.
  33. Forms of StealingStealing is by no means 1) Substancelimited to physically taking 2) Salariesitems or cash that doesnot belong to us. We can 3) Slaverysteal somebody’s money, 4) Slandergoods, time, ideas, name,future, or freedom. Here 5) Suggestionsare some common formsof stealing.
  34. Forms of StealingStealing is by no means 1) Substancelimited to physically taking 2) Salariesitems or cash that doesnot belong to us. We can 3) Slaverysteal somebody’s money, 4) Slandergoods, time, ideas, name,future, or freedom. Here 5) Suggestionsare some common forms 6) Swindlingof stealing.
  35. Conclusion
  36. Conclusion1) God is the owner of all things. He allows us to own property as stewards, to use possessions for his glory and others’ good.2) The chief sin related to material possessions is covetousness, and the chief virtue is contentment.3) We should seek God’s kingdom, and be grateful if God blesses us materially.4) We can steal from others in many different ways.

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