Istrouma Baptist Church Podcast
The Ten Commandments, Week 4: September 29, 2013

Rest for the Restless

Exodus 20:8-11
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Key Verse: "Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it hoy.  Six days you shall labor, and do all your work, bot the seventy day is a Sabbath to the LORD your God.  On it you shall not do any work, you, or your son, or your daughter, your male servant , or your female servant, or your livestock, or the sojourner who is within your gates.  For in six days, the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested on the seventh day.  Therefore LORD blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy."
1.  A foundation for rest
a.  The ratio of it
b.  The reasons for it
2.  A fight over rest
a.  Legalism misunderstood it
b.  Lord Modeled it
3.  A future of rest
a.  Foreshadowed in the law
b.  Fulfilled by the Lord
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"Don't Shame His Name"
Exodus 20:7
Key Verse:  "You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not hod him guiltless who takes his name in vain."

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1.  A Strict Prohibition
a.  That impacts our words
b.  That impacts our worship
c.  That impacts our walk
2.  A Stiff Penalty
a.  A personal affront
b.  A personal accountability
3.  A Special Privilege
a.  We can have His name
b.  We can honor His name
Direct download: IBC_20130922.mp3
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The Ten Commandments: Week 2, 09/15/2013
Decoy Gods
Exodus 20:4-6
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Key Verse: You shall not make for yourself a carved image, on any likeness of anything that is in heaven above , or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.  You shall not bow down to them or serve them, for I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and the fourth generation of those who hate me, but showing steadfast love to thousands of those who love me and keep my commandments.
1.  Idols are deadends
a.  They cannot satisfy
b.  They cannot save
2.  Idols are demanding
a.  The demand  your labor
b.  They demand your love
3.  Idols are destructive
a.  There's a consequence
b.  There's a compassion
Direct download: IBC_29130915.mp3
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The Ten Commandments:  Week 1, 09/08/2013

"Who's Number One?"

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Exodus 20:1-3
Key Verse:  And God spoke all these words, saying, "I am the Lord your God, who brouht you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.  You shall have no other gods before me"  (Exodus 20: 1-3).
1.  Our relationship with the Lord
a.  One of awe
b.  One of appreciation
2.  Our relationship to the Lord
a.  Love for Him
b.  Loyalty to Him
3.  Our redemtion by the Lord
a.  We will sin
b.  He will save

Direct download: ibc_20130908.mp3
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Moses:  Week 8, September 1, 2013
"Running on Empty"
Exodus 18
Key Verse:  "You and the people with you will certainly wear yourselves out, for the thing is too heavy for you.  You are not able to do it alone" (Exodus 18:18).
1.  The threat:  burn out
a.  Personal life
b.  Public life
2.  The tragedy:  rust out
a.  Equip people
b.  Empower people
3.  The target:  finish out
a.  Strong leader
b.  Satisfied people
Direct download: IBC20130901.mp3
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