Exodus: Seventh Commandment

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<“Exodus: Seventh Commandment

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

Ex 20:14 “You shall not commit adultery.”

I. IN THE OLD TESTAMENT
A. AT SINAI

1. ADULTERY AND CONSEQUENCES (Deut 22:13-30)
2. DETAILS AND EXAMPLES (Ex 20, 22; Lev 18, 20; Num 5; Hos 4:10-12; 2:11-12; Jer 5:7-9; 13:27)

B. HEBREW HISTORY
1. EXAMPLES FROM PRE-SINAI ERA (Gen 2:18-24; 39:1-3, 7-12)
2. EXAMPLES OF GREAT MORAL FAILURES (II Sam 11:1-5; 12:1-7, 12; Kg 11:1-4; Prov 5:15-20)

II. IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
A. FULFILLED IN CHRIST

1. HEART OF THE COMMANDMENT (Mt 5:27-30; 15:19; Jn 3:17)
2. EXPANDING THE EXPANSION (Mt 19:9; 5:31-32)

B. FOR THE CHURCH
1. ATTITUDINAL SIN (Jas 1:14-15; Mk 8:38; II Pet 2:14; II Tim 2:22)
2. WIDENING SCOPE (Heb. 13:4; I Pet 2:11; I Thes 4:3; Gal 5:19)

III. IN THE WORLD TODAY
A. WORLD HISTORY

1. IMMORAL v AMORAL SOCIETY
2. DEATH SPIRAL (I Cor 6:18-20)

B. 21ST CENTURY
1. SANCTITY OF SEX (Jas 4:4)
2. CONFESSION AND CHANGE (Job 31:1; Ps 51:1-4; 101:3; John 8:3-11)


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