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 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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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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