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WEEKEND SERMON with Pastor Praise Amos

Matthew 14:1-11 At that time Herod the Tetrarch heard of the fame of Jesus, And said unto his servants, This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead; and therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves in him. For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison for Herodias’ sake, his brother Philip’s wife. For John said unto him, It is not lawful for thee to have her.And when he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a prophet.

Reference text;
Exodus 20:17 Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour’s.

The word
means inordinate or ungoverned and selfish desire that threatens the basic rights of others.
If we look carefully we discovered that this tenth commandment has been galvanised into every system of organizations, institutions, groups, society and fabric of human life.
But why all that deviations, desperation and transgressions of the law of the Lord our Creator.
Thus the testimony of Achan Joshua 7:21, and also
Luke 12:15. where our Lord Jesus Christ specifically emphasized that we should beware! of it,This speaks of how bad the damage it’s can course a man who would want to have his or her existence only on this earth without putting into consideration a place called heaven and hell. we have our decision made here on earth why you still have breath in you on where any one can spend his or her eternity. Covetousness will be the sin that will deprived many because this is what they call smartness, opportunity, God’s favor, great ideas and men who lives in the realms of chip, quick gratuity or gratification not minding the consequences. A genuine success is not only on the goodies and joys it’s brings but haven’t considers it effects and consequences it brings thereafter.

Beloved as God gets angry with it in the old testament so also he gets angry with it in our days even now with any man who is guilty of it. Beloved brothers and sisters see that you are free from this Wolf an enemy to our soul, trusting God to bless you with his blessings with out sorrow, covetousness is evil men live with everyday . may God help us in Jesus Christ name . Amen.

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