Question: What is the difference between coveting and stealing? Answer: Coveting is wanting to possess what another person has. A similar word to “coveting” is “greed.” “For the wicked boasts of his heart’s desire, and the greedy man curses and spurns the LORD” (Psalms 10:3). In other words, a covetous man is selfish. Other people…

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Question: Last year, I met a wonderful girl who has been on my mind almost constantly since I first saw her.  In addition to being incredibly beautiful in every physical way, she also has a very sweet demeanor — one of those personalities that just lights up the room.  Sadly, I was never able to…

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by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Numbers 22:22-35  I.         Background             A.        As the children of Israel left their wanderings in the wilderness and move towards the promised land, they had to cross through the territories of a few countries.                         1.         The leaders of these countries were nervous to have such a large mass of people (a few million) move…

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“I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. You shall have no other gods before Me.” Repeated in the New Testament: Matthew 4:10; Acts 17:16; Romans 1:25; I Corinthians 8:4-6; Philippians 3:19; Colossians 2:18; Revelation 19:10; 22:9 “You shall not make for…

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