The Ten Commandments of God

"What good deed must I do, to have eternal life?" "If you would enter into life, keep the Commandments."
Christ-through the example of his own life and by his preaching-attested to the permanent validity of the Ten Commandments.
The Decalogue contains a privileged expression of the natural law. It is made known to us by divine revelation and by human reason.

  • I am the Lord your God. You shall not have strange gods before me. You shall not make to thyself any graven thing; nor the likeness of anything that is in heaven above, or in the earth beneath, nor of those things that are in the waters under the earth. You shall not adore them nor serve them.
  • You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain.
  • Remember to keep holy the Sabbath day.
  • Honor your father and your mother .
  • You shall not kill.
  • You shall not commit adultery.
  • You shall not steal.
  • You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
  • You shall not covet your neighbor's wife.
  • You shall not covet your neighbor's goods.