Dr. Don Laughlin
EXODUS 20:13 AND 1 SAMUEL 26
I. LET'S OPEN OUR HEARTS TO GOD'S POWERFUL WORD.
a. How did God reveal in His word that Life is Precious to Him?
b. How does God reveal each day that Life is Precious to Him?
c. How are we dismissive toward mankind?
d. How is American presently demonstrating her disobedience toward Exodus 20:13?
II. LET'S DIG MUCH DEEPER INTO GOD'S WRITTEN WORD.
a. What are the consequences to us disobeying Exodus 20:13?
b. How does the Holy Spirit convict us when we are disobeying Exodus 20:13?
c. How does our disobedience toward the Fifth Commandment effect our "spirit" and our relationship with God?
d. Does our disobedience toward the Fifth Commandment effect our "Prayer Life".
e. How does our "use of words" reveal what our mind is thinking?
III. LET'S APPLY THIS POWERFUL PASSAGE TO OUR HEARTS.
a. Do you confession your sin when you are becoming dismissive toward others?
b. What does think whenever you and I hate one of His children?
c. What are the steps we take toward murdering someone?
d. What are the excuses we have toward hating and being dismissive toward God's loved ones?
e. Do you tell God how you love His children? Do you speak their names in a loving way? How do you destroy your thoughts when you are beginning to hate them and destroy them in your mind?
f. Have you ever murdered someone with your words?
g. Have you ever murdered someone in the presence of your friends? By what you say? By what you think?