What is the First Commandment?


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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