by Dr. Ed Young

#437 (Transcribed from actual tape) February 24, 1985 - AM


Exodus 20:17

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."

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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.

Have you?

But yet, as we read these Ten Commandments and ...

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