“Why are you always telling me I should find a Bible-believing church?”
“Why can't I just live with the guy? We love one another and are committed.”
The response, ''It's for your own good,” rarely receives a warm reception.
Taking the Lord's name in vain is wrong because He is God and, as such, any use of His name other than for praise or intercession is blasphemy.
Personally, I'd get a little upset if every time someone was surprised, upset, or amazed, they called out “Oh my Bob!” After a while, I think I'd quit answering. People would then be using my name in vain.
When we call on God, he intends to answer.
We are admonished not to give up meeting together as the faithful fellowship of believers because without that kind of support, we will not long survive the challenges of the life we live.
If Sunday worship is a chore, don't quit. Find a congregation where you are fed. Ask for God's guidance. I praise God for the place to which he has led us.
Even the Ten Commandments become affirmations if we see God's way as a prescription rather than a restriction.
You’ll know exactly what he is like. No more gods in your own image.
Reverence for God brings his approval.
Nothing can tear you away from Spirit-led worship and good teaching.
Not everyone sees it this way, but God promises to take care of that seventh day. Your business will survive and you will be energized for the work to come.
No! I’m not suggesting you are guilty of these things. They all come back to a selfish attitude. God says we can set our minds on good things, if He is the one who is in control. Jesus said that wrong thinking was just as bad as the act. (Matt. 5:21, 28)