Dr. Don Laughlin
EXODUS 20:1-6; Psalm 16
I. LET'S OPEN GOD'S LOVE LETTER.
a. Who first introduced you to the Ten Commandments?
b. How are to 10 Commandments divided?
c. What is the most challenging commandment for you to keep?
d. Why did God give us the Ten Commandments?
e. Where are the 2 places in the Bible where the 10 Commandments are recorded?
f. Why does our culture reject and make fun of the Ten Commandments?
II. LET'S DIG DEEPER INTO GOD'S LOVE LETTER.
a. Do you agree that YHWH is the God of historical acts of grace? How so?
b. Have you ever put other gods before YHWH? How did you feel after your confession of sin?
c. Exodus 20:3 means "worship and serve only ME!!" How should we apply this to our lives?
d. Martin Luther said, "Whatever you heart clings to and relies upon, that is properly your gods." Do you agree?
e. One writer said, " Many today serve and worship:
7. science and technology
III. LET'S APPLY GOD'S LOVE LETTER TO OUR LIVES.
a. Why does idolatry leave us empty?
b. How are you growing in your worship of God?
c. Relate Hosea 1-3 do these commandments.
d. Do you agree that we pass on the consequences of sin as well as, the lifestyle of sin?
e. What is an idol?
f. How does God demonstrate His jealousy toward us?
g. How does Psalm 16 relate to Exodus 20:1-6?
h. Is idolatry destroying your life?