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"worship" Tagged Sermons

no other gods; commandments; idols; worship

Top ten commandments – Australian Idols

God is a jealous God, and He would have Israel to have no other gods before Him. Israel had lived under the influence of Egyptian life, customs, worship practices, culture and lifestyle for in excess of 400 years. God brings them to the foot of Mt Sinai and introduces the beginning of their detox program – their spiritual and communal realignment.
“Getting Israel out of Egypt and getting Egypt out of Israel.” Shepherd
In the Ten Commandments God is saying to redeemed Israel post Egypt – “This is how you will live, do relationships, live in community, worship, be my people, be a witness to the nations…”

Resilient Faith #4

10:36 For you have need of endurance,…”
10:39 But we are not of those who shrink back and are destroyed, but of those who have faith and preserve their souls.

Research tell us that resilient people live longer, live healthier, and have healthier relationships. Resilience is our capacity to adjust to changes and challenges in our life, as well as the ability to “spring back” after dealing with a difficult and stressful time. (The American Psychological Association). It is the ability to cope under pressure.