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The 10 commandments

  • I am the Lord your God, you shall not have other gods before me - People love things more than God. E.g. becoming addicted to gambling.
  • You shall not take the name of the Lord in vain - You shouldn't use phrases like 'Oh My God'.
  • Remember the sabath, to keep it holy - Sunday should be a holy day but many people now work on a Sunday.
  • Honour your father and mother - The mother and father  usually the head of the household.
  • You shall not kill - It is illegal to kill somebody.
  • You shall not commit adultery - You should not have an affair. In some countries you can be punished for having an affair.
  • You shall not steal - It is illegal to steal.
  • You shall not bear false witness against your neighbour - You shouldn't lie to people, but lying is a coomon occurence for christians today.
  • You shall not covet your neighbours wife - You should not want those who are in a relationship with somebody you know.
  • You shall not covet your neighbours possessions - You should not be jealous of the things people have but people moan a lot about things that they do not have but others do which leads to them becoming jealous.
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The beatitudes

  • Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
  • Blessed are they who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
  • Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
  • Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.
  • Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.
  • Blessed are the pure of heart, for they shall see God.
  • Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God.
  • Blessed are they who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven."

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The gifts of the holy spirit

  • Wisdom
  • Understanding
  • Counsel
  • Fortitude
  • Knowledge
  • Oiety
  • Respect
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Fruits of the holy spirit

  • Charity
  • Chastity
  • Joy
  • Peace
  • Patience
  • Kindness
  • Goodness
  • Generosity
  • Gentleness
  • Faithfullness
  • Modesty
  • Self-control
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