Why the Book of Exodus Matters For Your Life

Exodus reveals the God who saves his people.


Taking God’s Name in Vain Is So Much More Than Cursing

You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain. (Exod. 20:7)


Why Can’t We Make Images of God?

Commands like this one in Exodus 20 sound strange. What a harsh thing for God to say. If God is invisible, why not have pictures, statues, or images? We are visual creatures after all.


6 Ways Jesus Radically Altered Marriage

Jesus' teachings on marriage radically altered its meaning and purpose. His teaching sent shockwaves throughout history. He did this by stepping into a conversation on adultery and divorce. Here are six things that we see.  


This is Why Gossip is the Most Unacceptable Sin

At the check-out line of any local grocery store, celebrity word vomit is showcased on the cover of People and other like-minded tabloids.


Why You Want a Jealous God

God’s jealousy is directly connected with our good. 


Without Holiness No One Will See God

Making a promise means you have to perform what is necessary to fulfill it. 


Overcoming Sexual Sin

You shall not commit adultery. – Exodus 20:14 When God’s Word comes to us, his commands don’t function to only condemn us. His Word speaks of the redemption that he has provided for our deepest failings—he provides a way out. This is the context of Jesus’ application and use of the seventh commandment. Christ shows […]


When God Works Behind the Scenes

In the face of injustice, silence can be oppressive, filled at once with despairing questions. Where is God? What of the silent victims?


Loving God the Way He Wants to Be Loved

And God spoke all these words, saying, “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery. You shall have no other gods before me.” (Exod. 20:1–3)