Texting from the Sinai: Learning to Relate to God and Others - Part 3 - Amazing Grace - Exodus 20:4-6


· If prayer (holiness of God) __________ (adopting His Kingdom & His Will) then the 10 texts from Sinai help us ___________________ (expand His Holiness).

V. 4 “You shall not make for yourself an image in the form of anything…”

- _________________ is the most narcissistic experience

V. 4b “in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below”

- the 10 texts are not against the expression of ___________ but against the

__________________ what we can potentially create.

V. 5a “You shall not bow down to them or worship them…”

- don’t focus on your ______ for worship, excel on the _____ of your worship!

V. 5b “for I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God…”

- ____________ = word to describe God’s love

V.5c “punishing the children for the sin of the parents to the third and forth generation of those who hate me,”

- we don’t just pass on the consequences of our ___ to our children but

a lifestyle of _____________

- How do you know if you love God?

 1. _________

2. __________

3. __________

V.6 “but showing love to a thousand generations of those who love me and keep my commandment

- __________: we all deserve death

- __________: God sacrifices His Son to give us life (earth & heaven)

 

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