Lordís Day 43 Themes and Divisions

 

Arthur VanDelden

 

Truth is constructive; the lie destroys

 

1.      In Adam, the lie conquered the truth

2.      In Christ, the truth conquers the lie

 

Clarence Bouwman

 

The God of peace teaches us to preserve our neighbourís reputation

 

1.      The daily setting of false witness

2.      The devilish origin of false witness

3.      The Lordís triumph over false witness

 

The God of truth instructs his people to speak the truth

 

1.      We are to be truthful to the neighbour

2.      We are to be truthful to the self

3.      We are to be truthful to God

 

The God of truth desires a people of truth

 

1.      The setting of the ninth commandment in Israel

2.      The significance of the ninth commandment today

 

Wes Bredenhof

 

The Ninth Word directs us to embrace our identity in the Truth

 

1.      The first Adam and the lie

2.      The second Adam and the truth

 

Our speech increasingly reflects our identity in the Truth

 

This is shown in:

 

1.      Putting to death old ways and attitudes

2.      Bringing new ways and attitudes to life

 

B. Holwerda

 

The Ninth Commandment

 

1.      The letter of this commandment

2.      The meaning of this commandment

3.      The fulfillment of this commandment

 

Clarence Stam

 

The LORD commands us in the ninth commandment to love the Truth

 

1.      The truth must be said!

2.      But not always.

 

R.H. Bremmer

 

Lying is of the Devil

 

1.      Therefore we should hate lying and

2.      Love the truth

 

J. Kok

 

The Ninth commandment

 

1.      Forbids the misuse of the tongue

2.      Commands the good use of the tongue

 

What is Godís will in the Ninth Commandment?

 

1.      It forbids falsehood in word and deed

2.      It calls us to uprightness in doctrine and life