The Call - Week 11
Commandment number 10 - the final commandment - says to not covet, which means to “desire things or possessions, especially things that belong to someone else.” This makes this commandments different than the others, because it’s not an external action, like say, adultery or murder or theft - but has to do more with the internal orientation of one’s heart. But is it just stuff that we covet? Jesus’ teachings later in the New Testament show us that the real problem with coveting is comparison, and God wants us free of that. And Jesus shows us how.