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The Big-G God (Exodus 20:3, Ecclesiastes 12:13, Deuteronomy 10:12-15, Deuteronomy 6:13-15, Psalm 44:20-21)

Tommy BoringTommy Boring, September 2, 2012
Part of the God's Top Ten series, preached at a Sunday Evening service

Pride creates a god of self. Covetousness creates a god of money. Lust creates a god of sex. Sensuality creates a god of the belly. Pleasure creates a god of entertainment. Laziness creates a god of leisure. Love creates a god of relationship. Addiction creates a god of alcohol, food, entertainment, drugs, pornography, etc.

Tags: Addiction, Alcohol, Community, Covetousness, Drugs, Entertainment, False Religion, Fasting, Fear of God, Flesh, Food, Gluttony, God, Hindrance, Hobby, Idolatry, Jesus Christ, Laziness, Leisure, Love, Lust, Money, Neighbor, Pleasure, Pornography, Praise, Pride, Purpose Driven, Relationship, Selfish, Sensuality, Serve, Sexual Sins, Spirit of God, Ten Commandments, Worship


About Tommy Boring: Born in Vero Beach, Florida, Tommy moved to Blount county, Tennessee in 1975 where his family holds deep roots. The oldest of three children, Tommy attended the University of Tennessee and graduated with a Bachelor of Science, Business Administration and a Marketing major.
Tommy and his wife Teresa were married at New Providence Primitive Baptist Church June of 1985. His first full-time church ministry was at Meadow Branch Primitive Baptist Church where he served as their pastor for 2 years and 9 months. Tommy and Teresa have 3 sons; Christopher, Justin and Blake.
In October of 1991 Tommy was called as pastor of Edgewood Primitive Baptist Church and stayed until October of 2002 fulfilling God’s call for Edgewood.
Since January 2003, he has been the pastor of NPPBC. His two oldest children are married and live in the Maryville area.

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Exodus 20:3

3Thou shalt have no other gods before me. (KJV)

Ecclesiastes 12:13

13Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. (KJV)

Deuteronomy 10:12-15

12And now, Israel, what doth the LORD thy God require of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul, 13To keep the commandments of the LORD, and his statutes, which I command thee this day for thy good? 14Behold, the heaven and the heaven of heavens is the LORD's thy God, the earth also, with all that therein is. 15Only the LORD had a delight in thy fathers to love them, and he chose their seed after them, even you above all people, as it is this day. (KJV)

Deuteronomy 6:13-15

13Thou shalt fear the LORD thy God, and serve him, and shalt swear by his name. 14Ye shall not go after other gods, of the gods of the people which are round about you; 15(For the LORD thy God is a jealous God among you) lest the anger of the LORD thy God be kindled against thee, and destroy thee from off the face of the earth. (KJV)

Psalm 44:20-21

20If we have forgotten the name of our God, or stretched out our hands to a strange god; 21Shall not God search this out? for he knoweth the secrets of the heart. (KJV)

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