The Tenth CommandmentBy Alexandria Wyche, MichaelMcAllister, Sarah Schmidt, and Miles Shingler
What is it?The Tenth Commandment states,"Thou shall not covet your neighborsgoods." To covet is to want somethingso badly you are willing to hurt othersin order to get it.
Sins and SolutionsSome things that go against the TenthCommandment are: •Greed- the desire to have more than our fair share. We must remember that God made us all equal and wants us to be satisfied with what we have. •Envy- to have bad thoughts and/or feelings toward someone because of what they have. Just remember that your possessionsdont matter in heaven, but how yourespect others does.
Other Things to KnowJustice is giving everybody what theydeserve. Everyone deserves a fairshare of Gods creation, because giftsof the earth belong to eveyone. Weare called to share our material andspiritual goods.
Quotes relating to the Tenth Commandment"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are createsequal, that they are endowed by their Creator with unalienablerights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit ofHappiness." -U.S. Declaration of Independance"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belongto each other." -Mother Teresa"Success makes so many people hateyou. I wish it wasnt that way. It would bewonderful to enjoy success without seeingenvy in the eyes of those around you." -Marilyn Monroe
Tenth Commandment SkitThe touching story of a girl, a bike, and acell phone.