Godly Jealousy?! Pt. 4 of 4

Godly Jealousy?! Pt. 4 of 4

The Bible  teaches us that God is fully committed to a faithful relationship with his people.  From beginning to end, God’s redemptive purpose is the binding thread of the Biblical meta-narrative. In the middle of Deuteronomy 5:9-10, God makes a remarkable...
Godly Jealousy?! Pt. 3 of 4

Godly Jealousy?! Pt. 3 of 4

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, we have learned that the 2nd of the Ten Commandments is founded on who God is and what God does.  It is composed of two decrees, a surprising fact, a warning and a promise.  Don’t make idols. Don’t bow down to idols. “I, the LORD...
Godly Jealousy?! Pt. 2 of 4

Godly Jealousy?! Pt. 2 of 4

Throughout this series, we are learning from Deuteronomy 5:6-10 about a different type of jealousy: godly jealousy.  In Part 1 we studied these verses to reflect on who God is.  We learned that God as the Commander or LORD is unlike any other, is alive and loving,...
Godly Jealousy!? Pt. 1 of 4

Godly Jealousy!? Pt. 1 of 4

Jealousy is a powerful emotion.  Most of us have been subject to the destructive forces of another person’s possesiveness.  Therefore, it makes sense that we view jealousy as a sinful act.  However, as we study Deuteronomy 5:6-10, we will develop a different...