When we desire what others have, our hearts have fallen prey to covetousness. Alistair Begg explains that covetousness promotes selfishness and pride while destroying relationships. The measure of our lives is in commitment to Christ rather than in what we might possess. We will only succeed in battling covetousness when we set our sights on knowing and serving Him.
Series: Encore 2015
The Eighth Commandment’s instruction not to steal seems straightforward, but we are often tempted to view stealing in relative terms. Alistair Begg explains that because everything belongs to God, stealing causes harm to others and is an offense against God’s rule. When the Gospel transforms our lives, we view others and their resources from God’s perspective and respond to the Eighth Commandment with generosity.
Series: Pathway to Freedom