The Ten Commandments+

As you read through the Ten Commandments, you are encouraged to take a good honest look at how well you know and incorporate them into your life.  Give yourself a score as to how well you know each commandment and a score of how well you live each commandment.  


  1. I am the Lord your God: you shall not have strange gods before me.
  2. You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain. 
  3. Remember to keep holy the Lord’s Day.
  4. Honor your father and your mother.
  5. You shall not kill.
  6. You shall not commit adultery.
  7. You shall not steal.
  8. You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
  9. You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife.
  10. You shall not covet your neighbor’s goods.

(From the Catechism of the Catholic Church)


Well, how did you do? If you feel you have some improvements to make, what one commandment would be good for you to begin working on this week? Based on that, what would be a great Next-Step toward improving. 


If you are like many people, you may  simply want to begin by memorizing the commandments. Make it a contest with a friend or family member to simply memorize the commandments in order. Just doing that, will help you, and a friend, become more aware of them in your daily life which will in turn help you make better choices each day. 

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