Paragraph 2514

2514. St. John distinguishes three kinds of covetousness or concupiscence: lust of the flesh, lust of the eyes, and pride of life.300In the Catholic catechetical tradition, the ninth commandment forbids carnal concupiscence; the tenth forbids coveting another’s goods.


Aprofunde seus conhecimentos

385. What are the theological virtues?

495. What are the goods of conjugal love to which sexuality is ordered?

100. In what way is the spiritual motherhood of Mary universal?

517. What are the duties of workers?

131. What is the saving meaning of the Resurrection?

215. When will this judgment occur?

155. In what way does the people of God share in the three functions of Christ as Priest, Prophet and King?


Acesse nossos estudos biblicos:

The Holiness of God’s People: How does the law of holiness in the book of Numbers teach us to pursue holiness in our lives and in our community of faith? (Numbers 19)

How do the Psalms teach us to be more sensitive to God’s presence (Psalm 139:1-4)?

The power of community: the unity of the Jewish people in Esther (Esther 9:1-5)

What is the image of God as shepherd in Ezekiel 34?

What does Hosea 7:14-16 reveal about God’s judgment against hypocrisy?

Why does the Bible warn us about the need to avoid envy and jealousy, as mentioned in Proverbs 14:30, and how can we apply this teaching in our lives?

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