Paragraph 2070

2070. The Ten Commandments belong to God’s revelation. At the same time they teach us the true humanity of man. They bring to light the essential duties, and therefore, indirectly, the fundamental rights inherent in the nature of the human person. the Decalogue contains a privileged expression of the natural law:

From the beginning, God had implanted in the heart of man the precepts of the natural law. Then he was content to remind him of them. This was the Decalogue.31

Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

65. What is the relationship between the work of creation and the work of redemption?

506. What does the seventh commandment require?

160. What are charisms?

220. In what does the sacramental economy consist?

213. How can one reconcile the existence of hell with the infinite goodness of God?

492. What are the principal sins against chastity?

156. In what way is the Church the body of Christ?

Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

What is the story of Abimelech and forgiveness in Judges 9:22-57?

What is the story behind the miracle of Elisha’s resurrection of the Shunammite’s son in 2 Kings 4?

How can wisdom protect us from evil, as revealed in Wisdom 7:28-29?

What does it mean to be a new creature in Christ, as described in 2 Corinthians 5:17?

What are Deuteronomy’s teachings on gratitude to God?

What is the seventy week prophecy in Daniel 9?

What can we learn about the fickleness of the rich and the value of humility from Ecclesiastes 9:13-16?