Our sermon ideas on the 9th Commandment will help you preach a powerful message. Does your congregation know what it means to bear false witness against your neighbor? It might be time to preach a message on this important topic. Prepare your message on the 9th Commandment with sermon outlines or an entire sermon series.


by Robert Dawson

Every group, organization has a set of rules or values, whether written or unwritten, that govern how they operate. It drives what they do. It defines what is most important for them. It also determines how people in that group relate to one another - we always act, or should act, in ways that are consistent with our values...

by Jeff Ginn

The young television news reporter was excited about her first big assignment--covering a race for governor. Seeking to learn, she asked one of the veteran reporters how she could tell when a politican was lying. ''No problem, kid,'' said the old-time political reporter, ''Just watch the body language. If he touches his ear or scratches his nose, he's...

by Joe Alain

Today we come to the ninth of the Ten Commandments. To tell the truth seems such a simple thing to understand and do yet truthfulness is so frequently disregarded in our day. Here are some statistics on lying. And you know what they say about statistics, ''Figures don't lie, but liars do figure.'' Did you know that by the...

by Stan Coffey

We are continuing in a series of messages on the Ten Commandments and the title of the series is "Timeless Values For Today's Family". We hear a lot about value today and we know that America needs to get back to the values on which many of us were reared. The values of honesty, integrity, truth, worship of God, love for family, honoring the...

by James Merritt

In the movie, Liar! Liar!, Jim Carrey plays the part of Fletcher Reid, a fast talking attorney and habitual liar. He is always lying to his son, Max, and he lied to him when he told him he would attend his fifth birthday party. When he didn't show up, as Max is blowing out the candles on his birthday cake, he has only one wish, ''that his dad would stop...

by Ken Trivette

In one of Sam Jones meetings, a lady came forward and said that she wanted to put her tongue on the altar. Jones knowing that she had a reputation for gossipping said to her, "The altar is about 12 feet long. Put as much as you can on it." There are some who need to put their tongue on the altar and in many cases it would...

by Andrew McQuitty

When my son Jonathan was 3 years old, he came to me one day asking for a snack. Evidently, he'd been upstairs devouring candy and had chocolate smeared around his mouth, on his nose, in one eye, and even in his hair. I said, "Jonathan, you don't need a snack if you've been eating candy. Have you been eating candy?" He innocently raised...

by Ernest Easley

Moms and Dads ... I have some wonderful news for you today: you have 357 days left in 2006 to point your sons and daughters to Jesus Christ and his word this year! It ought to be the prayer of every parent this new year: ''Lord, give me the grace to not only tell my children about Jesus, but to show my children Jesus...

by Jerry Vines

This week the book by Kitty Kelly entitled, Nancy Reagan, The Unauthorized Biography, has hit the bookstores and skyrocketed to number one or the best seller list in America. It has created quite a sensation in the country because it is an open frontal attack on the wife of our past president, Ronald Reagan. Those who have...

by Doug Tegner

Study revealed:1 of 3 professionals hired had resumes w/ doctored facts Say what needs to be said to get what you need.What is the first thing you most always hear when you ask someone...what do you really look for in a friend? What hurts you more than anything else in relationships with others...

by Chris Brown

Three reasons why we lie: 1. We lie to make ourselves look better. Acts 5:1-11 2. We lie for personal gain. 2 Kings 5:1-27 3. We lie to avoid negative consequences. Exodus 32:19-24, Deuteronomy 9:11-21, Matthew 26:69-75 Three reasons why we shouldn’t lie: 1. God hates it. Proverbs 6:16-19, 11:1, 12:17-22,

by Ken Trivette

A police officer pulled a guy over for speeding. He walked up to his window and said, "May I see your driver's license?" The driver replied, "I don't have one. I had it suspended when I got my 5th DUI." The officer then said, "May I see the owner's card for this vehicle?" The driver said, "This is not my car. I stole it."

by Dennis Marquardt

INTRO: Telling the truth is critical to the fabric of human civilization. In fact, that is the marvel of the 9th commandment, it stands alone as truth whether people believe in God or not. Everyone suffers when a false witness is given. It has unfortunately become a way of life in our culture, today many people believe it is "normal" to tell lies:

by Eddie Snipes

Exodus 20 gives the commandment not to bear false witness, but the details of this command are given in Exodus 23:1-3 "You shall not circulate a false report. Do not put your hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness. 2 "You shall not follow a crowd to do evil; nor shall you testify in a dispute so as to

by Brian Fletcher

''You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.'' Introduction: Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson Being Truthful, but what is Truth and can it be absolute? Immanuel Kant, the 18th century philosopher, taught that no one could ever know objective truth, that all one could ever do was impose one's personal, subjective

by Jim Perdue

As we've walked through this letter from John together, we've noticed two major themes emerge: first, John is fighting against false teachers and second, John is encouraging true believers. John uses the contrasts of light and darkness, love and hate and here, he uses the contrast of truth and error.

by Jeff Schreve

A man was driving down the road. He saw a sign out, in front of someone's house, and it said, "Talking dog for sale." Guy thought, Wow, that, that's kind of cool talking dog for sale. So it just caught his attention and his curiosity. He pulled into that person's driveway. He got out of the car. He got to the front door. He knocked on

by Rick White

Message Truth: Jesus taught that as Christ followers we were to be people of truth, honesty, and integrity. (Mat 5:33-37 NIV) "Again, you have heard that it was said to the people long ago, 'Do not break your oath, but keep the oaths you have made to the Lord.' {34} But I tell you, Do not swear at all: either by heaven, for

by Dr. Ed Young

We know that swearing and the hearing of-oaths; making commitments and covenants are common today - and so it was in the days of Jesus Christ. The Jews were an oath-making people. They would swear they would make a covenant because this was prior to the time of a lot of legal instrumentality. Primarily, it was just a verbal, interpersonal...

by Daniel Rodgers

INTRODUCTION: In our lesson last week we considered the Lord's teachings on divorce; tonight, we will look at a variety of things. The three points to our outline will come from the title of the message: I. Oaths II. Offences III. Others I. OATHS (VV. 33-37) A. "You have heard it said..." 1. In Leviticus 19:12, the Lord said, And