Lesson for June 1, 2019
THE TENTH COMMANDMENT
Scripture Reading: Rom. 7:1-25.
Memory Verse: Exodus 20:17.
- How does the Apostle John define sin? 1 John 3:4.
- Did Jesus come into the world to destroy the law? Matt. 5:17; Isa. 42:21.
- How long does Jesus say that this law will continue? Matt. 5:18.
- Often people refer to the Ten Commandment law as being carnal; but how does the Word of the Lord refer to the Holy Commandments? Rom. 7:12-14.
- Did Paul find it burdensome to keep the Holy Law of God? How does David express the same thought? Rom. 7:22; Psa. 1:1-2; 119:35, 92 and 174.
- What does the tenth Commandment specifically forbid? Ex. 20:17; Rom. 7:7; Deut 5:21.
- With what other sins is the sin of covetousness listed? Rom. 13:9; 1 Cor. 5:11.
- What are the godly people commanded to flee, and what are some of the sorrows caused by coveting? 1 Tim. 6:10, 11.
- From whence do evil thoughts, covetousness, and lust proceed? St. Mark 7:21-23.
- What must we do in order to overcome the lust of the flesh? Col. 3:5, 6.
- What did Jesus say about covetousness? St. Luke 12:15.
- Will the covetous inherit the kingdom along with the righteous? 1 Cor. 6:9, 10; Eph. 5:5.
- Must we expect a covetous condition to be in existence in the last days? 2 Tim. 3:2; 2 Pet. 2:13, 14.
- What should all of God’s people be desirous of? 1 Cor. 12:31: 14:39.
Note. — We are warned again and again to flee the terrible sin of covetousness. We know that this is one of the sins of the age in which we are living; Therefore we need to pray as David prayed; “Search me, Oh God, and know my thoughts: And see if there be any wicked way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.”