Faith in God, Love for People

God’s Eighth and Ninth Commandments Honesty in Word and Deed

Honesty. What is it? Allow me first to illustrate it, then to define it, and finally to show that God demands it. Honesty illustrated. One day long ago in a dry goods store this conversation took place. “Johnnie,’ said the man, winking slyly to the clerk of his acquaintance, ‘you must give me good measure: your master is not in.’ Johnnie looked…

God’s Seventh Commandment The Sanctity of Marriage

We come now to the seventh of the Ten Commandments, which simply says, “Thou shalt not commit adultery.” This seems very simple and straight forward to understand. On the surface this command of God clearly condemns as sinners millions in our nation and thousands in our own community. Adultery is committed by any married person having sexual relations with anyone other than…

God’s Sixth Commandment The Sanctity of Life

The second table of the Law contains God’s commands concerning our actions and thoughts toward our fellow man. These Laws provide for our mutual protection and well being. These Laws are based on the principles of the Sanctity of Life, the Sanctity of Marriage and the Family, and the Sanctity of Private Property. This, the sixth, deals directly with the Bible principle…