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September 23

September 23

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September 23 HC #94 – Deuteronomy 18:10-12 The Heidelberg has a big list of things that fall under the First Commandment. Many things are forbidden. Much of that list comes from places like Deuteronomy 18:10-12. Here we see such sins forbidden as sorcery, medium to a familiar spirit, and divination, and interpreting omens. These things […]

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September 22

September 22

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September 22 HC #94 – Matthew 4:1-10 The First Commandment is “Thou shalt have no other gods before me”. In other words there is only one true God. All others are false gods. And to worship another god is to pretend that false god, which is a lie, is the one true God. It is […]

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September 21

September 21

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September 21 HC #93 – Exodus 34:28 Since the Commandments are spoken of here divided up in logical terms, we ought to see this division.  The first four commandments are about our relationship to God.  Who we are to worship, how we are to worship, how we are to use His name, and what and […]

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September 20

September 20

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September 20 HC #93 – Deuteronomy 4:13 You probably remember growing up seeing little pictures of the 10 Commandments and on one tablet of stone are the first four commandments and on the other tablet of stone are the other 6.  Maybe you grew up with one that was divided 5 on one and 5 […]

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September 19

September 19

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September 19 HC #92 – Deuteronomy 5 You may notice that the listing of the 10 commandments is a bit different than some churches.  The problem comes in the second commandment and is followed up with differing numbering until we see the 9th and 10th commandments being different.  The Lutherans and Roman Catholics do not […]

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September 18

September 18

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September 18 HC #92 – Exodus 20 What is the basis then for knowing what God thinks is right and wrong?  God’s law of course. We started off at the beginning of the year talking about how we know our sin and misery from the law of God.  Yet, here we are again, back to […]

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September 17

September 17

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September 17 HC #91 – Ezekiel 20:18-21 It needs to be noted that good works are only good if they conform to God’s idea of what is good.  It is the original temptation of Satan to try and get us to define “good” rather than trust God to define what is good.  Thus, a truly […]

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September 16

September 16

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September 16 HC #91 – I Corinthians 10:27-31 A good work must not only be done out of faith, but it must also be done to God’s glory.  It cannot have the motive of selfishness or selfish gain and be a good work. Paul states this important truth in I Corinthians 10:31 amidst another section […]

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September 15

September 15

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September 15 HC #91 – Romans 14:13-23 What then is a good work?  If we are to desire to live according to the will of God, which means doing good works, we need to know what good works are.  The first thing we need to see is that a good work must be done out […]

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September 14

September 14

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September 14 HC #90 – Titus 1:10-16 Putting on the new man means living according to the will of God, which means good works.  But notice that good works will not be done by those who do not first have that heart change.  True conversion starts in the heart and moves to the outward manifestations. […]

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