Denny’s Blog 2016-10-29T15:10:43-04:00

God’s Memorial Day

In the United States, we set aside Memorial Day each year to remember those who gave their lives in the armed forces. We remember those who died on faraway battlefields to bring freedom and democracy to oppressed peoples. We commemorate their actions by honoring them [...]

By | May 27th, 2019|Denny's Blog|

Robbing Time

“You shall not steal” (Exodus 20:15). In other words, don’t take what is not your own. Let’s talk about time in this regard. Time is fixed. It inexorably moves ahead. You cannot box up a quantity of time and save it for later. Oh yes, [...]

By | May 20th, 2019|Denny's Blog|

Pat Downs and Full Body Scans

“The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated....” This is the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. Do full body scans and full body pat-downs at [...]

By | May 13th, 2019|Denny's Blog|

Honor the Sanctity of Marriage

“You shall not commit adultery” (Exodus 20:14). On the positive side, God requires sexual relations within marriage. This is a Christian duty. “The husband must fulfill his duty to his wife, and likewise also the wife to her husband. The wife does not have authority [...]

By | May 6th, 2019|Denny's Blog|

The Heart of Murder

“You shall not murder” (Exodus 20:13). The Sixth Commandment forbids direct assaults on God’s image bearers. "Whoever sheds man's blood, By man his blood shall be shed, For in the image of God He made man” (Genesis 9:6). Numbers 35 reveals three elements to murder. [...]

By | April 29th, 2019|Denny's Blog|

The Promise of Temporal Blessing

"Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the LORD your God gives you” (Exodus 20:12). Moses restates the command in Deuteronomy 5:16. “Honor your father and your mother, as the LORD your God has commanded you, [...]

By | April 22nd, 2019|Denny's Blog|

Honor All People

Put the Ten Commandments in two columns. The first column or table, consisting of commandments one through four, ends with this positive rule, “Remember the Sabbath day” (Exodus 20:9). The second column or table of the Law begins with a positive principle. "Honor your father [...]

By | April 8th, 2019|Denny's Blog|

First Day Sabbath?

Why do we set aside the first day of the week rather than the seventh? Exodus 20:9-10 is quite clear. “Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a sabbath of the LORD your God.” First, the command [...]

By | April 1st, 2019|Denny's Blog|

Working and Resting God’s Way

"Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a sabbath of the LORD your God; in it you shall not do any work (Exodus 20:8-10). We generally focus on the [...]

By | March 25th, 2019|Denny's Blog|