Exodus 24 Sermon Notes

Pastor Rick Duncan How close is your connection with God? What’s your fellowship with Him like? How often do you draw near to God?  Let me show you from God’s Word, why this should matter to all of us – no matter what problems we might be facing.   When we live in His presence we gain! […]

Exodus 21-23

CVC Elder Kyle Gustafson In order to re-establish where we are in the story, we need to head back a couple chapters, to the beginning of chapter 19 where God lays out to Moses what his plans are for Israel. Read Exodus 19:1-7. God has brought his people out of Egypt (on the wings of […]

Exodus 20:17-21 Sermon Notes

Pastor Dale Piscura May God grant that each of us may covet Him, for His glory, and for our good. Facts About Coveting Types of Covetousness Biblical examples of coveting Scriptures referenced in today’s message Quotes from today’s message “Christian contentment is that sweet, inward, quiet, gracious frame of spirit, freely submitting to, and taking […]

Exodus 20:16 Sermon Notes

Pastor Joe Valenti ​Proverbs 18:21: Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits. ‌‌We don’t need to own a weapon or take MMA classes to be dangerous to our fellow man. Our weapons are always readily available and we’ve gotten quite adept at using […]

Exodus 20:15 Sermon Notes

Pastor Josh Stone Exodus 20:15 and Matthew 6:19-24 – The Eighth Commandment  Exodus 20:15 – What does the Commandment Prohibit  Thou Shalt Not Steal. The prohibition of stealing – taking what is lawfully not yours – is foundational for any society to exist.  New City Catechism: What does God require in the eight commandment? “That […]

Exodus 20:14 Sermon Notes

Pastor Rick Duncan Sin will take you further than you want to go and cost you more than you want to pay. Today, we’re examining the 7th Commandment. In the process, we’ll explore three truths… The world is discipling all of us about sex, including our children and, especially, our teenagers. The world’s messages are […]

Exodus 20:12 Sermon Notes

Ministry Associate Josh Hamm Today’s Main Idea: We honor God by honoring those who represent God’s authority to us, and firstly, that’s mom and dad.  The 5th commandment sits at the gateway into the second half of the commandments. It causes us to examine our valuation of the most foundational human relationship: which is you […]

Additional Resources for Exodus 20:13

On Self-defense https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/erik-raymond/should-christians-defend-themselves/ On Capital Punishment https://www.prisonfellowship.org/resources/advocacy/sentencing/the-death-penalty/ On Just War https://www.gotquestions.org/just-war-theory.html On Killing. Are there exceptions? https://erlc.com/resource-library/articles/killing-are-there-exceptions/ On the killing of the Canaanites https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/justin-taylor/how-could-god-command-genocide-in-the-old-testament-2/ https://www.gotquestions.org/Canaanites-extermination.html CVC’s Essential Beliefs on Cultural Issues https://cvconline.org/about-us/what-we-believe/

Exodus 20:13 Sermon Notes

Pastor Rick Duncan We have to be careful how we talk about pastors and politicians, coaches and teachers, family and friends. We can be filled with pride and self-righteousness. When that happens, our attitudes and actions can become murderous. Then, we’re guilty – according to Jesus – of breaking the 6th Commandment. You shall not […]

Exodus 20:8-11 Sermon Notes

Pastor Joe Valenti What would you do with another day in the week? Do you have a hundred exciting things and restful things and restorative things that you can think of? Or….would you fill it up with the same stuff that the other days are filled with – because….well – there’s never enough time. The […]

Exodus 20:7 Sermon Notes

Pastor Rick Duncan God’s name. What is it? We learned it earlier in our study of Exodus.  We are in Exodus 20. This one named YHWH – the LORD, the I Am – has brought the people out from slavery, and brought them through the Red Sea on dry land, and destroyed their enemies, and […]

Discovering Your Idols

The theologian John Calvin once famously said, “The heart is an idol factory.” Something gets us out of bed in the morning and gets us going. Money, jobs, kids, hobbies, comfort, happiness, and the list goes on. Everyone is driven by something. Everyone has an idol. What are idols? Idols are anything more important to […]