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Posts from June 2017

A Baptist Catechism – Questions 85-87

Question 85: What is the tenth commandment? Answer: The tenth commandment is, “Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s house. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife, nor his man servant, nor his maid servant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbor’s.” Scripture: Exodus 20:17. Question 86: What is required in […]


The role of pastor-preacher, if done faithfully, is one of the most taxing jobs in the world. It demands so many skills. It’s emotionally taxing. And it’s both so regular (that sermon is coming!) and so variable (who can predict funerals, illnesses, or member crises?)  -Matt Schmucker, 9Marks Pastor Jerry and his family give so […]

A Baptist Catechism – Questions 82-84

Question 82: Which is the ninth commandment? Answer: The ninth commandment is, “Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor.” Scripture: Exodus 20:16. Question 83: What is required in the ninth commandment? Answer: The ninth commandment requires that we maintain and promote truth between persons and that we preserve the good name of our […]