8. Don't Take It SCRIPTURE: Exodus 20:15 Don’t you love getting something for nothing? Finding a golf ball in the weeds, or a dollar bill in a parking lot, you name it, getting something for nothing is fun. Could it be that this innocent attraction is hiding a much more devious root issue? Join Jonathan as he explores the real meaning behind the 8th commandment: Thou Shalt Not Steal.
#1. Why do we steal?
#2. What are ways that we steal? Theft, robbery and extortion. Stealing from employers Employers stealing from employees Refusing to work for a living Rip-offs and false measures Failure to pay debts Tax evasion Cheating in school
#3. How do we steal from God? 1 Corinthians 4:7 Malachi 3:8-10
#4. How should we respond to this sin? 1 Corinthians 6:9-11
A. Recognize the problem in your heart and repent. B. Do honest work for the things you attain Ephesians 4:28 C. Trust God’s provision by giving to God first.
“For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.”Romans 6:23