Paragraph 2061

2061. The Commandments take on their full meaning within the covenant. According to Scripture, man’s moral life has all its meaning in and through the covenant. the first of the “ten words” recalls that God loved his people first:

Since there was a passing from the paradise of freedom to the slavery of this world, in punishment for sin, the first phrase of the Decalogue, the first word of God’s commandments, bears on freedom “I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.”25


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

267. What is the essential rite of Confirmation?

354. What is the relationship between the sacraments and the death of a Christian?

113. What were the accusations by which Jesus was condemned to death?

338. For what ends has God instituted Matrimony?

594. Why do we say “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us”?

159. Why is the Church called the temple of the Holy Spirit?

529. How does one reach purity of heart?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What is the importance of humility and repentance according to the book of Baruch?

What does the Bible teach us about how God is our refuge and strength in difficult times, how we can trust him and find peace amid adversity?

What does the testimony of John the Baptist in John 1:29 mean, and how important is this testimony for Christians?

What is God’s judgment on corruption and oppression according to Micah 3:1-4?

What is the Final Judgment according to Joel 3:14-16?

What does God’s sovereignty over human history mean, as described in Zephaniah 1:15?

What does the Bible say about the need to forgive, according to Colossians 3:13?