Exodus: Ninth Commandment

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<“Exodus: Ninth Commandment

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

Ex 20:16 “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.”

I. IN THE OLD TESTAMENT
A. AT SINAI

>>1. LEGAL PROCESS (Prov 19:9, 28; Jn 8:44; Acts 5:3-4; Ex 23:6-8)
>>2. INFORMAL COURT (Rom 3:13-14; Deut 5:20; Lev 5)

B. HEBREW HISTORY
>>1. EARLY EXAMPLES (Gen 3:4; 4:9; 12:11-13; 37:20,32-33; Ex 1:18-19; 4:18; (Deut 17:6-7)
>>2. CONTINUING LESSONS (Ps 19:7; Ex 19:6; Jer 29:23; 9:3-6; Mal 3:5; Zech 8:16-17; I Kings 21; Ps 15:1-3; 39:1; 12:3a; Prov 11:9; 25:18)

II. IN THE NEW TESTAMENT
A. FULFILLED IN CHRIST

>>1. JESUS IS TRUTH PERSONIFIED (Heb 1:1-2; Jn 14:6; 8:12-13; Mt 5:33-37; 18:16; Mk 14:55-59)
>>2. HERESY TODAY ATTACKS TRUTH (Rev 1:5; 3:14; II Cor 5:21; Heb 4:15)

B. FOR THE CHURCH
>>1. GUARD OUR TONGUE (Ps 5:9; 12:3; 73:9; 109:2; 120:2; 10:7; Prov 6:17; 10:31; 17:4, 20; 25:15, 23; 15:4; 12:18)
>>2. APOSTOLIC AFFIRMATION (Col 3:9; 4:6; II Cor 2:17; 4:1-2; I Cor 2:4-5; I Pet 2:12; 3:15-16; Jas 3:6)

III. IN THE WORLD TODAY
A. WORLD HISTORY

>>1. LOOSE LIPS SINK SHIPS
>>2. LIVING LIES

B. 21ST CENTURY
>>1. PRIORITY OF TRUE WITNESS (Jas 2:18)
>>2. GUARD THE TRUTH (Prov 22:1; I Tim 4:6-7; 16; 20-21; II Tim 1:13-14; 2:1-2 3:14-17)

T Is it True?
H Is it Helpful?
I Is it Inspiring?
N Is it Necessary?
K Is it Kind?


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