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How to Keep the 1st Commandment: Turning Uniquely to Christ

We consider this week the third way to keep the first commandment. In the previous weeks we used Kevin DeYoung’s small book The 10 Commandments as a guide through worshipping God exclusively and shunning all idolatry. This week we will focus on Turning to Christ Uniquely. It highlights what we will see in greater detail … Continue reading How to Keep the 1st Commandment: Turning Uniquely to Christ

How to Keep the 1st Commandment: Shun Idolatry

As we reflect on the first commandment, we continue to consider how we can keep it. Last time we reflected on the exclusive worship of God. Today I want to consider the second of the three ways listed by Kevin DeYoung’s book The 10 Commandments. The second way to keep the first commandment is: shun … Continue reading How to Keep the 1st Commandment: Shun Idolatry

Confession and Repentance in Prayer

Thinking through prayer, last time we considered how we begin prayer with an invocation and with adoration. This month I want us to consider “confession”. When we look at the Scriptures depiction of confession it understandably contains and admission of humility and  sense of our creaturely state before God. Consider the words of the psalmist … Continue reading Confession and Repentance in Prayer