God’s fifth and sixth commands to Israel – Exodus 20:12-13

Download (right click and choose save as)


Sermon Notes

Application & Discussion Questions


  1. Do you have any questions about the meaning of today’s passage?
  2. Why do children who are taught to respect and obey the authority of their parents generally do better in life as a whole? Since this is true, what should the love of a parent for a child look like? 
  3. Why is the relationship of a child to his or her parents one of the best ways to assess the sincerity of the child’s profession of faith in Christ?
  4. What is murder?
  5. How does Jesus drive the command to not murder deeper? (See Matthew 5:21-26 & 38-48.)
  6. According to Ephesians 4:31-5:2 what are we to do with bitterness? How might this relate to the command to not murder?   
  7. How does today’s passage speak truth into your life and challenge you personally?