What's Yours Is Mine Whether You Want It to Be or Not (8 of 10)
by Robert Dawson
When I consider this universe and even the world in which we live I am struck by its natural beauty and am amazed at the intricate and complex design of how everything fits and works together --- all of creation is fine tuned. Walking out in the evening and...
From Stealing to Stewardship (9 of 11)
by Jeff Ginn
Heard about a fellow that had fallen on hard times. He decided to rob a bank. Now he had never done anything like that before. So he practiced his lines. ''Don't mess with me, this is a stickup.'' However, when the moment came he was so nervous and flustered he stammered, ''This is a mess up, don't stick with me...
No Stealing (8 of 10)
by Joe Alain
The eighth message in a series of ten sermons on the Ten Commandments.''He who has been stealing must steal no longer, but must work, doing something useful with his own hands, that he may have something to share with those in need.'' Ephesians 4:28, NIVNico Lang and Jeffery Anselmi have compiled some of the dumbest thieves ever...
Honest Kids in a Dishonest World (8 of 10)
by Stan Coffey
This morning I want to continue the series on the Ten Commandments. We have been talking about "Timeless Values For Today's Family". We want to talk today about "Raising Honest Kids In A Dishonest World."
God states very simply in this verse – you shall not steal. But we are living in a world today when it seems...
To Catch a Thief (8 of 10)
by James Merritt
I have to admit it and I can't hide it. One of my favorite characters in fiction and one of my all time favorite movies is Robin Hood. Whether it is the version with Errol Flynn (who you baby-boomers will remember) or the version with Kevin Costner (who some of the younger generation will remember), I really loved the action, the swashbuckling…
Not All Thieves Are In Jail (9 of 11)
by Ken Trivette
Martin Luther once said, "If all thieves, who nevertheless do not wish to be considered such, were to be hanged on the gallows, the world would soon be desolate, and would be without both executioners and gallows."2. One of the major problems of our society is theft. I read of one estimate that said that one out of...
The Lesson of the Little Red Hen (8 of 10)
by Andrew McQuitty
Have you ever stolen? How about a comic book or candy bar? How about a grape from the produce section--(please raise your hands, we're taking a picture!)? The point is that taking what doesn't belong to us is flat wrong. God says so. Clearly. It's wrong to use your buddy's skis and forget to return them. It's wrong to take hotel towels and to...
Purity Is the Best Choice (8 of 9)
by Ernest Easley
Now with God's Word opened to Exodus 20 .. let me ask you parents a question: do you want God's best for your children? You say, ''Pastor, of course I want God's best for my children!'' Then you better get busy pointing them to God and His Word! Lead them by example!
But understand something...
Acquire by the Rules (8 of 10)
by Rick White
Message Truth: The eight commandment addresses the issue of stealing, taking something that is not rightfully ours. However, the real issue is the heart attitude behind stealing, a takers attitude about life. Today we are going see the difference between a giver and taker in life.Introduction:
A. Recent Reports found in...
Steal No More (7 Of 9)
by Doug Tegner
Steal No More...How many ways are there to steal? (e.g. software, work)
How easy it is to twist the rules...All of us see ways we can take advantage of a situation...STRAW POLL How many of you have ever had something stolen?Money,Bicycle,Automobile,Home broken into..When violated, angry, confused, feeling unsafe People...