Outline for Session #2: Commandments Four to Ten

Lesson

Bible Story

Topic

Theme

Lesson 1 The Prodigal Son
Luke 15
Commandment 4 You must believe God gave you your parents, not for your abuse, but for your care and protection.
Lesson 2 David Spares Saul's Life
1 Samuel 24
Commandment 4 You must honor and respect the government and other authorities God has given to you, even if you do not agree with them.
Lesson 3 Joseph's Brothers Attack
Genesis 37
Commandment 5 You must not hate your neighbor, stay angry at him, or try to harm him in any way.
Lesson 4 The Good Samaritan
Luke 10
Commandment 5 You must do what you are able to help your neighbor in need.
Lesson 5 Creation
Genesis 2:7, 15, 18-25; 1:28
Commandment 6 You must hold marriage in the highest regard, since it was created by God for a man and a woman.
Lesson 6 Abram and Sarai in Egypt
Genesis 12:10-20
Commandment 6 You must serve, honor and cherish your own husband or wife and you must respect the marriages of husbands and wives.
Lesson 7 Achan Steals from God
Joshua 7
Commandment 7 You must not take anything that does not belong to you, even if you think no one will find out.
Lesson 8 Zacchaeus Repents
Luke 19
Commandment 7 You must do what you are able to restore your neighbor's property or repay him for the wrong you have done.
Lesson 9 Paul is Falsely Accused
Acts 24
Commandment 8 You must not say anything about your neighbor that will cause others to think badly of him.
Lesson 10 Jonathan Defends David
1 Samuel 18, 19
Commandment 8 You must always speak well of your neighbor and defend him, even when it is not easy.
Lesson 11 Naboth's Vineyard
1 Kings 21
Commandment 9 You must not desire anything that is not yours to have.
Lesson 12 The Slave Onesimus
Philemon
Commandment 10 You must encourage others to be faithful to the duties and responsibilities God has given to them.
Lesson 13 The Fall into Sin
Genesis 3
Summary You and all people are unable to keep perfectly all God's Commandments as He requires. Lord, have mercy!

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