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Confirmation Class December 21, 2011. The Eighth Commandment: You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor. Love for reputation, a good name.

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1 Confirmation Class December 21, 2011

2 The Eighth Commandment: You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor. Love for reputation, a good name Truth to remember: God wants us to have a good reputation, especially since we represent him as Christians

3 Christians will guard their tongues 1. He will not want to slander or lie about others. 2 Samuel 15:1-6 Proverbs 19:5 A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who pours out lies will not go free. John 8:44

4 Christians will guard their tongues 2. We will not want to speak unlovingly about anyone, even if it is true (gossip). Proverbs 11:13 A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy man keeps a secret. James 3:2-12

5 Christians will use their tongues kindly 1. To speak the TRUTH IN LOVE. 2.To always say what is BEST for others. 1 Peter 4:8 Ephesians 4:29 1 Samuel 19:1-6 Ephesians 4:15 & 25 Matthew 18:15

6 The Ninth and Tenth Commandment: Truth to remember: God is as concerned about our thoughts and desires as he is about our words and actions. Ninth Commandment You shall not covet your neighbor’s house. Tenth Commandment You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, workers, animals, or anything that belongs to your neighbor. Love for godly contentment

7 Christians will not want to: 1.Covet, that is, have a sinful desire for anything that is forbidden to us by God. 2. Sinfully try to get what belongs to others. 1 Kings 21: Timothy 6:9-10

8 Christians will want to: 1.Be content and thankful for what we have since we know God will give us whatever we need. 2.Desire and seek only what pleases God. 1 Timothy 6:6-8 Philippians 4:19 Matthew 6:33

9 Assignment for January 4 th Lesson 14 Multiple Choice Matching

10 Break!  Go to Lesson 15

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12 For the Quiz next time RReview for lesson 14 VVIC 1-15 VVIP 1-12 VVerbal memory work (The Keys and Public Use of the Keys – page 11)


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