What is the Third Commandment?

Introduction

The questions and answers below are copied from different catechisms. Please see the note at the end of each question for the reference.


Which is the third commandment?

The third commandment is , "Thou shalt not take the name of the thy God in vain: for the will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain." (Exodus 20:7)

What is required in the third commandment?

The third commandment...

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What is the Second Commandment?

Introduction

The questions and answers below are copied from different catechisms. Please see the note at the end of each question for the reference.


Which is the second commandment?

The second commandment is, "Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. Thou shalt not bow down thyself to...

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What is the First Commandment?

Introduction

The questions and answers below are copied from different catechisms. Please see the footnote at the end of each question for the reference.


Which is the first commandment?

The first commandment is, "Thou shalt have no other Gods before me." (Exodus 20:3)

What does God forbid in the First Commandment?

God forbids us to have other gods (idolatry) (Isaiah 42:8 1; Matthew 4:10; 1 Corinthians 8:4;...

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Why Are The Ten Commandments Numbered Differently?

The Ten Commandments are found in Exodus 20:1-17 and Deuteronomy 5:4-21. In my research on catechisms, I was not a bit surprised that all of the catechisms I've reviewed  have sections on the Ten Commandments. I did get confused, however, when I found there are different ways to number the Ten Commandments. None of the commands given by God to the Israelites through Moses has been removed, but they are separated differently.

Traditional...

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What are the Ten Commandments?

How did God give His Law?

When God created people, He wrote the Law on their hearts. Later he arranged the Law in Ten Commandments, wrote it on two tables of stone, and made it known through Moses. (Romans 2:14-15)

Bible narrative: God wrote His commandments directly for the Israelites (Exodus 19-20; 31:18). There are three kinds of laws in the Old Testament: the moral law, which tells all people their duty toward God and other people;...

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What is the Torah?

The
Hebrew word Torah means "instruction",
"teaching" or "direction" and is often translated as
"law", which includes both written and oral laws of the Israelites.
The word Torah (Hebrew תּוֹרָה) most frequently refers to the first five books of
the Hebrew Bible, which are the same as the first five books of the Christian
Old Testament. These books are also called the Pentateuch
(Greek) by Christians and the Taurat
(Arabic)...

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