Exodus: Fifth Commandment

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<“Exodus: Fifth Commandment

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

Ex 20:12 “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that YHWH your God is giving you.”

I. IN THE OLD TESTAMENT
A. AT SINAI

>>1. PREMISE (Heb 5:4; Rom 12:10; Is 29:13; Gen 2:24)
>>2. PROMISE (Ex 21:17; 21:15; Prov 28:24)

B. HEBREW HISTORY
>>1. DURING THE EXODUS (Lev 19:3; Deut 21:18-21; Prov 30:11)
>>2. AS A NATION (Prov 30:17; 31:28; Mal 1:6; I Sam 2:30)

II. IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
A. FULFILLED IN CHRIST

>>1. JESUS’ WORDS (Mt 15:1-19; Is 29:13; Jas 1:27; Lk 9:59-62; Mt 10:32-38; Mk 10:28-30; Lk 14:26)
>>2. JESUS’ EXAMPLE (Lk 2:42-51; Jn 2:1-5; 19:26-28)

B. FOR THE CHURCH
>>1. RECOGNIZING THE PROBLEM (II Tim 3:2; Rom 1:30; II Pet 2:10; Jude 8; I Pet 2:17)
>>2. BUILDING ON CHRIST’S FOUNDATION (Eph 6:1-3; I Tim 5:3,8)

III. IN THE WORLD TODAY
A. WORLD HISTORY

>>1. BURDEN OF LONG LIFE
>>2. PLEASING GOD (Col 3:20)

B. 21ST CENTURY
>>1. UNDERMINING THE 5th COMMANDMENT
*Bewildering Technology
*Broken Homes
*Big Government
>>2. RETURN TO HONOR (Gen 50:20)


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