10 Commandments Series

The Ten Commandments Pt 2

The Ten Commandments Pt 2
Philip Alley continues his series on the Ten Commandments. Before commencing the second part of this series, Philip recaps some highlights of the previous message before moving on to look at Commandments 3 and 4. Once again referring constantly to the Scriptures, Philip expands on what it really means to use the Lord’s name in vain – to use His name in ways that are empty, light or flippant. God has copyrighted His name, says Philip. We may use it, but only according to His requirements. Philip lists several ways in which we my commonly use the Lord’s name in…

The 10 Commandments Pt 3

Philip Alley continues his series of messages about the Ten Commandments with this overview of the fifth, sixth and seventh Commandments. The first four Commandments, says Philip, deal with our attitude towards God, while the remaining six deal with our attitudes and actions towards each other. The fifth Commandment deals specifically with our attitude to parents, and Philip gives many Scripture references to reinforce this. Next, Commandment six instructs that we must not murder. Philip takes the listener to the passage in Scripture where Jesus states that to hate is the same as to murder. Then, similarly, Philip demonstrates that…

The 10 Commandments Pt 4

Today Philip Alley brings to a conclusion his series on the Ten Commandments, examining Commandments 8, 9 and 10. Philip brings to life the Commandments, drawing out the relevance of each of them. “you shall not steal” – Philip proves with many examples from everyday life that our society is filled with theft. Not only is this so, but there are many types of theft – including stealing time that should be spent in the interests of our employer. The next Commandment instructs us not to give false testimony against a neighbour. Philip shows that anything said with the intention…

The 10 Commandments Pt 1

The 10 Commandments Pt 1
This message by Philip Alley is the first part of a planned series based on The Ten Commandments. Philip reminds the listener that there are only two recorded instances of God Himself physically writing – one of them being when He inscribed the Ten Commandments on tablets of stone. Philip prefaces his message with a discussion of the relationship between law and grace and their place in the lives of Christians. In this introductory message Philip looks at the first two commandments. First, says Philip, God refuses to be on top of our priority lists – He wants…