#437 (Transcribed from actual tape) February 24, 1985 - AM
WHAT DO YOU DESIRE?
I trust you have your Bibles open to the book of Exodus, the 20th Chapter.
I'll read Verse 17. Exodus 20, Verse 17.
Yoa shaU Ywt covet youa neighbot',s hou,5e. Yau shatt nut
covet youa neighbotls wi@e, ot his mate 6eAvant, ot his
4emate 6eAvant, ok his ox, o)L his donkey, ot anything
that betongs to youa neighbot.
Let's bow for prayer together. "Father, many of us are unaccustomed to be-
ing still before Thee. We love to be around people. We love noise and
racket and music and movement. But we trust that during this time of wor-
ship that you will steady us and quiet us and give us hearts and minds that
are absolutely hungry for Your word and for that kernel of eternal truth.
Some here, Father, this morning need some sense made out of the nonsense
that they're experiencing. Some here, Father, are in fear and anguish. Some
here are in needing of cleansing or healing. And, Lord, we come from many
backgrounds, many reasons, many situations. We pray that Thy word illumi-
nated by Thy Spirit, might once again as always before meet every single
need. Lord, You speak. Let me get out of the way so that Thy word and Thy
holy and divine message alone might be heard. For we make this prayer in
the name of Jesus Christ, our Savior and our Lord. Amen."
Charles Haddon Spurgeon saw thousands of people converted. But he said, "I
never knew a covetous man to be converted." Now, think about it. Have you
ever heard anyone pray, "Lord, forgive me of my covetousness." Have you
ever heard that prayer? I've never heard anybody pray about being covetous.
But yet, as we read these Ten Commandments and ...
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