Exodus: First Commandment

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<“Exodus: First Commandment

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A Sermon by Dr. Bob Griffin, Teaching Elder at Sovereign Grace Church

Ex 20:1-3 And God spoke all these words, saying, “I am YHWH your God, Who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. You shall have no other gods before Me.”

I. IN THE OLD TESTAMENT
A. AT SINAI

>>1. POSITIVE (Ex 20:1-3)
>>2. NEGATIVE (Hos 2:14)

B. HEBREW HISTORY
>>1. GODS OF MATERIALISM
>>2. GODS OF FERTILITY

II. IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
A. FULFILLED IN CHRIST

>>1. SEEING GOD (Mk 9:7; Jn 5:19; 8:58)
>>2. SELF-REVELATION (Jn 1:14; 14:8-10a; I Jn 5:20)

B. FOR THE CHURCH
>>1. WORSHIP OF TRUE GOD IS PRIMARY
>>2. PRESSURE TO COMPROMISE

III. IN THE WORLD TODAY (application)
A. WORLD HISTORY
>>1. WHO’S ON FIRST? (Ex. 34:14; I Kgs 14:23-28)
>>2. GODS OF THE WORLD

B. 21ST CENTURY
>>1. MODERN IDOLATRY
>>2. WORSHIPING CREATION, NOT THE CREATOR (Phil 3:18-19; Heb 11:25; Mt 6:24; Rom 1:25; I Cor. 3:11-14a)


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