10 commandments

Exodus 20, Deuteronomy 5:6-21

1. Do not worship any other gods beside me
2. Do not make idols of any kind
3. Do not misuse the name of the Lord your God
4. Remember to observe the Sabbath day by keeping it holy
5. Honour your father and mother
6. Do not murder
7. Do not commit adultery
8. Do not steal
9. Do not testify falsely against your neighbor
10. Do not covet your neighbour’s house (…wife, house, field, manservant)

  • Spoken by God to Moses on Mount Sinai and engraved on two stone tablets.
  • 1-3 govern our relationship with God. 4-8 govern our relationship with each other. 9-10 govern our private thoughts.
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