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Ten Commandments GRADE 7


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Ten Commandments GRADE 7

  1. 1. THE TEN COMMANDMENTS Given by God to Moses on Mount Sinai, the Ten Commandments is a list of ten moral imperatives, rules for people to live a good and moral life.
  2. 2. TERMS: 1. acquisition – the act of getting something 2. blasphemy – any act of disrespect against God or anything sacred, including church, the Bible, and prayer 3. bribery – giving something valuable to someone in order to influence them 4. chaste – morally pure and modest 5. covet – to want something that is not yours 6. culpable – responsible for a wrong action; deserving of blame 7. detraction - putting a person down; lowering a person’s esteem or reputation; saying negative things about a person’s character 8. discretion – wise judgment; the ability to act responsibly 9. euthanasia – “mercy killing” – ending a person’s life because they are sick 10. idolatry – the worship of a false god
  3. 3. 11. impure – obscene, offensive, immodest 12. modesty – appropriateness in speech, dress, and behavior 13. negligence – neglect or carelessness 14. oath – a sacred promise; calling on God as a witness to a vow 15. perjury – giving false or misleading testimony; breaking an oath 16. rash – done in haste, without thought 17. reverently - with deep respect and love 18. sacrilege – desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred 19. spitefulness – any act that aims to hurt or humiliate someone 20. superstition – the belief that something unrelated to an event will change its outcome; turning to something other than God to guide your actions
  4. 4. Exodus 20:1-17 •First Commandment: I am the ___________ your _____________; you shall not have false __________ before me. •By the first Commandment, we are obliged to love God above all things and to worship God alone. •This Commandment forbids ______________, _________________, and _____________________. •Second Commandment: You shall not take the ___________ of the Lord, your God, in _____________. •The second Commandment obliges us to always speak respectfully about God, of the Blessed Mother, and of the Saints. •We are required to be truthful in taking _________ and faithful in fulfilling vows. •We sin against this Commandment by using God’s name disrespectfully, by cursing, and by committing acts of ____________ or _____________.
  5. 5. •Third Commandment: Remember to keep _________ the _________ ________ •We are required to worship God on Sundays and Holy Days by participating in Mass. Sunday is set aside as a special day because of a tradition handed down from the Apostles; it should be a day of rest and joy. •Fourth Commandment: Honor your _________ and your __________. •We must respect our parents and help them when they are in need. •Children are required to obey their parents as long as they are under their authority. •The fourth Commandment forbids disrespect, ____________, complaints and disobedience toward our parents, guardians, and authorities •We must show behavior that gives honor to our parents and what they have taught us
  6. 6. •Fifth Commandment: You shall not ___________ * This commands us to take proper care of our own life and the lives of others, including the life of the soul. * Sins against human life and dignity include murder, abortion, ___________, _________ suicide, slavery, substance abuse, and physical and mental abuse. •Sixth Commandment: You shall not commit _________________ •The sixth Commandment forbids ___________ acts. We are called to live a ____________ life, according to our particular stage of life. This means abstaining from sex before marriage, and for married people to be faithful to their spouse.
  7. 7. •Seventh Commandment: You shall not ______________ •This Commandment forbids stealing and robbery, unjust ___________ of goods, and reckless destruction of things that do not belong to you. This includes cheating, ____________ in work, and _____________. •Eighth Commandment: You shall not bear __________ ___________ against your _________________. •We are obliged to be truthful, and to interpret the actions of others fairly. We must avoid _________ judgment, suspicions, lying, ______________ and gossip
  8. 8. •Ninth Commandment: You shall not covet your _____________ _________ •This Commandment forbids impure thoughts and desires. •We are called to act appropriately toward others, to be modest and decent, and to use ____________. •Tenth Commandment: You shall not _________ anything that belongs to _____________ ____________. •This forbids the desire to take items that belong to someone else. •This includes being jealous of what other people have, being greedy, and making material possessions the purpose of life.