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Making YourHeart A Tablet<br />Exodus 19<br />
Ecclesiastes 12:9-10 NIV<br />Not only was the Teacher wise, but also he imparted knowledge to the people. He pondered and...
Ecclesiastes12:13-14 NIV<br />Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God and keep his commandm...
Why does our culture have such an aversion to the Ten Commandments?<br />
Three reasons we don’t like them<br />Psalms 119:127-128 NIV <br />Because I love your <br />commands more than <br />gold...
Three reasons we don’t like them<br />Proverbs 14:12 NIV  <br />There is a way that <br />seems right to a man, <br />but ...
Three reasons we don’t like them<br />Talmud said there were<br />613 commands<br />248 were positive<br />365 were negati...
Why study the Ten Commandments?<br />
A sound way to a sound life<br />Pattern for civilization’s laws<br />
Deuteronomy 4:5-9 NIV<br />See, I have taught you decrees and laws as the LORD my God commanded me, so that you may follow...
Deuteronomy 4:5-9 NIV<br />"Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people." What other nation is so great as...
Deuteronomy 4:5-9 NIV<br />Only be careful, and watch yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things your eyes ha...
A sound way to a sound life<br />Pattern for civilization’s laws<br />Even pagans know the basic rightness<br />
Romans 2:14-15 NIV<br />Indeed, when Gentiles, who do not have the law, do by nature things required by the law, they are ...
A sound way to a sound life<br />Pattern for civilization’s laws<br />Even pagans know the basic rightness<br />Jesus used...
Matthew 5:17-20 NIV<br />"Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish the...
Matthew 5:17-20 NIV<br />Anyone who breaks one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will b...
Matthew 5:17-20 NIV<br />For I tell you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the Pharisees and the teachers of...
Matthew 5:21-22 NIV <br />"You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, 'Do not murder, and anyone who murders ...
Matthew 5:27-28 NIV <br />"You have heard that it was said, 'Do not commit adultery.'But I tell you that anyone who looks ...
How do you make your heart a tablet?<br />
Exodus 19:3-9 NIV<br />Then Moses went up to God, and the LORD called to him from the mountain and said, "This is what you...
Exodus 19:3-9 NIV<br />Now if you obey me fully and keep my covenant, then out of all nations you will be my treasured pos...
Exodus 19:3-9 NIV<br />So Moses went back and summoned the elders of the people and set before them all the words the LORD...
Exodus 19:3-9 NIV<br />The LORD said to Moses, "I am going to come to you in a dense cloud, so that the people will hear m...
Exodus 19:10-12 NIV<br />And the LORD said to Moses, "Go to the people and consecrate them today and tomorrow. Have them w...
Exodus 19:10-12 NIV <br />Put limits for the people around the mountain and tell them, 'Be careful that you do not go up t...
Exodus 19:20-22 NIV<br />The LORD descended to the top of Mount Sinai and called Moses to the top of the mountain. So Mose...
Principles for Revelation<br />
Principles for Revelation<br />
Principles for Revelation<br />
James 1:21 NIV<br />Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the word pla...
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Lesson one of 11 in a series on the 10 Commandments. This sermon on Exodus 19 was presented July 10, 2011, at Palm Desert Church of Christ by Dale Wells.

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  3. 3. Making YourHeart A Tablet<br />Exodus 19<br />
  4. 4. Ecclesiastes 12:9-10 NIV<br />Not only was the Teacher wise, but also he imparted knowledge to the people. He pondered and searched out and set in order many proverbs. The Teacher searched to find just the right words, and what he wrote was upright and true.<br />
  5. 5. Ecclesiastes12:13-14 NIV<br />Now all has been heard; here is the conclusion of the matter: Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man. For God will bring every deed into judgment, including every hidden thing, whether it is good or evil.<br />
  6. 6. Why does our culture have such an aversion to the Ten Commandments?<br />
  7. 7. Three reasons we don’t like them<br />Psalms 119:127-128 NIV <br />Because I love your <br />commands more than <br />gold, more than pure <br />gold, and because <br />I consider all your <br />precepts right, I hate <br />every wrong path.<br />
  8. 8. Three reasons we don’t like them<br />Proverbs 14:12 NIV <br />There is a way that <br />seems right to a man, <br />but in the end <br />it leads to death.<br />
  9. 9. Three reasons we don’t like them<br />Talmud said there were<br />613 commands<br />248 were positive<br />365 were negative<br />
  10. 10. Why study the Ten Commandments?<br />
  11. 11. A sound way to a sound life<br />Pattern for civilization’s laws<br />
  12. 12. Deuteronomy 4:5-9 NIV<br />See, I have taught you decrees and laws as the LORD my God commanded me, so that you may follow them in the land you are entering to take possession of it. Observe them carefully, for this will show your wisdom and understanding to the nations, who will hear about all these decrees and say, <br />
  13. 13. Deuteronomy 4:5-9 NIV<br />"Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people." What other nation is so great as to have their gods near them the way the LORD our God is near us whenever we pray to him? And what other nation is so great as to have such righteous decrees and laws as this body of laws I am setting before you today? <br />
  14. 14. Deuteronomy 4:5-9 NIV<br />Only be careful, and watch yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things your eyes have seen or let them slip from your heart as long as you live. Teach them to your children and to their children after them.<br />
  15. 15. A sound way to a sound life<br />Pattern for civilization’s laws<br />Even pagans know the basic rightness<br />
  16. 16. Romans 2:14-15 NIV<br />Indeed, when Gentiles, who do not have the law, do by nature things required by the law, they are a law for themselves, even though they do not have the law, since they show that the requirements of the law are written on their hearts, their consciences also bearing witness, and their thoughts now accusing, now even defending them.<br />
  17. 17. A sound way to a sound life<br />Pattern for civilization’s laws<br />Even pagans know the basic rightness<br />Jesus used as a guide to pleasing God<br />
  18. 18. Matthew 5:17-20 NIV<br />"Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.I tell you the truth, until heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen, will by any means disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished.<br />
  19. 19. Matthew 5:17-20 NIV<br />Anyone who breaks one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom of heaven, but whoever practices and teaches these commands will be called great in the kingdom of heaven.<br />
  20. 20. Matthew 5:17-20 NIV<br />For I tell you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the Pharisees and the teachers of the law, you will certainly not enter the kingdom of heaven.<br />
  21. 21. Matthew 5:21-22 NIV <br />"You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, 'Do not murder, and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment.'But I tell you that anyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to his brother, 'Raca, ' is answerable to the Sanhedrin. But anyone who says, 'You fool!' will be in danger of the fire of hell.<br />
  22. 22. Matthew 5:27-28 NIV <br />"You have heard that it was said, 'Do not commit adultery.'But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.<br />
  23. 23. How do you make your heart a tablet?<br />
  24. 24. Exodus 19:3-9 NIV<br />Then Moses went up to God, and the LORD called to him from the mountain and said, "This is what you are to say to the house of Jacob and what you are to tell the people of Israel: 'You yourselves have seen what I did to Egypt, and how I carried you on eagles' wings and brought you to myself. <br />
  25. 25. Exodus 19:3-9 NIV<br />Now if you obey me fully and keep my covenant, then out of all nations you will be my treasured possession. Although the whole earth is mine, you will be for me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation.' These are the words you are to speak to the Israelites."<br />
  26. 26. Exodus 19:3-9 NIV<br />So Moses went back and summoned the elders of the people and set before them all the words the LORD had commanded him to speak. The people all responded together, "We will do everything the LORD has said." So Moses brought their answer back to the LORD. <br />
  27. 27. Exodus 19:3-9 NIV<br />The LORD said to Moses, "I am going to come to you in a dense cloud, so that the people will hear me speaking with you and will always put their trust in you." Then Moses told the LORD what the people had said.<br />
  28. 28. Exodus 19:10-12 NIV<br />And the LORD said to Moses, "Go to the people and consecrate them today and tomorrow. Have them wash their clothes and be ready by the third day, because on that day the LORD will come down on Mount Sinai in the sight of all the people.<br />
  29. 29. Exodus 19:10-12 NIV <br />Put limits for the people around the mountain and tell them, 'Be careful that you do not go up the mountain or touch the foot of it. Whoever touches the mountain shall surely be put to death.<br />
  30. 30. Exodus 19:20-22 NIV<br />The LORD descended to the top of Mount Sinai and called Moses to the top of the mountain. So Moses went up and the LORD said to him, "Go down and warn the people so they do not force their way through to see the LORD and many of them perish. Even the priests, who approach the LORD, must consecrate themselves, or the LORD will break out against them."<br />
  31. 31. Principles for Revelation<br />
  32. 32. Principles for Revelation<br />
  33. 33. Principles for Revelation<br />
  34. 34. James 1:21 NIV<br />Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the word planted in you, which can save you.<br />
  35. 35. Principles for Revelation<br />
  36. 36. Have you heard from God lately?<br />

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