Denny’s Blog 2016-10-29T15:10:43-05:00

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|

How God Promises to Use the Sabbath

The Fourth Commandment begins with this positive requirement, “Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy” (Exodus 20:8). You ought to sanctify the Sabbath; you ought to set it aside for the purposes of God. What are God’s purposes for the Sabbath? The Sabbath reminds [...]

By | March 18th, 2019|Denny's Blog|

Trust the LORD and He will Acquit You

For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. So, said Isaac Newton in his third law of motion. When air is compressed by the fans in a jet engine, mixed with jet fuel, and then ignited, it blasts with explosive thrust out the [...]

By | March 11th, 2019|Denny's Blog|

Idolatry, Jealousy, Covenant Solidarity

You are not to make, worship, or serve idols. Why? God gives the answer in Exodus 20:5-6. “I, the Lord your God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children, on the third and the fourth generations of those who [...]

By | March 4th, 2019|Denny's Blog|