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Lead Pastor of Upwards Church: Leander, Jarrell & Taylor, TX

What’s Your Golden Calf? – Exodus 32

Do you find it easy to forget all that God has done for you?  I do.  Instead of being thankful for eternal life in Christ, peace, forgiveness and purpose, I’m ashamed to say I wish for more.  Surrounded by the … Continue reading

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10th Commandment – Be Content

#10 Exodus 20:17 “You shall not covet…anything that belongs to your neighbor.” We don’t often use the word “Covet” in everyday conversation. “Covet” to intensely desire something that belongs to someone else. Sadly enough, these days our society encourages coveting, … Continue reading

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9th Commandment – Tell the Truth

# 9 “You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.”  Ex 20:16 Lie:  An untrue statement made deliberately.  To give a false impression (Webster) The Lies We Tell (a partial list)   Mark Twain said there are 869 different kind … Continue reading

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8th Commandment – Respect the Property of Others

# 8 Exodus 20:15 “You shall not steal.” “Steal” – to take the property of another without permission or right (Webster) Let’s start by taking a little informal survey. Have you ever had money stolen? Ever had a car stolen? … Continue reading

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