19. First, second and third commandment

  1. First commandment

    A lawyer asked Jesus a question to test him: ‘Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?’ He said to him, ‘ “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.” This is the greatest and first commandment.' (Mt 22,36-38). To love God is the most important thing in our lifes.

  What are our responsabilities with God? To be consciuos that He is our Lord; to believe in what He revealed to us; to serve Him, obeying his will; to adore Him in body and soul; to pray and adore him and love over the rest of things. The first commandment order to believe, wait, love and adore God.

  A. Answer with a word:

 Who asked a question to Jesus?

 ¿Which is the … commandment?

 You shall love the Lord with all your

 We must believe what God has

 We serve him obeying his

 To love him over every







  2. Second commandment

    The second commanment is:You shall not take the name of the Lord in vain.

   Everybody has a name. We don't like when our name is criticied or if somebody jokes about it, and we also defend the name of our parents and friends.

   God has a name: God, Jesus, Jesus Christ, Lord. We must to pronounce his name with huge respect and love because He is our God and our Father.

   In the Lord's Prayer we say: 'Hallowed by your name'. We say these because the respect we have for God's name.

   A blasphemy is to say words or make ugly gestures against God, the Virgin, the Saints or the Church. If it is done being aware of that, it is a grave sin.

  B. Answer with a word:

 You shall not take the name of God in

 We must say the name of God with respect and

 When we pray we say: 'Hallowed be your

 To say ugly words agains God is a


  3. Third commandment

    The third commandment of the Law of God: to keep holy the Lord's day.

   God order to give him a day in the week for his workship and for an appropriate rest. The Apostles chose Sunday because that was the day when Jesus resurrected. It was also on Sunday when the Holy Spirit came to the Apostles on Whitsun. We celebrate the resurrection of our Lord every Sunday.

   God wants we adore him and gave him workship, assisting to mass every Sunday and other Holy days. Going to mass is the biggest act we can make in our workship. The first commandment of the Church is to attend to mass every Sunday and Holy days.

  A. Answer with a word:

 The third commandment is to santify the Lord's

 The day marked as holy was

 Every Sunday we celebrate the

 We give workship every Sunday and Holy



  3. Questions from the catechism

1. What duties includes the first commandment of the Law of God?  The first commandment of the Law of God includes the duties of believe in God, wait on him, love him above the rest of things and give him the appropriate workship.

2. Who fails against the second commandment?  Those who blasphem or name God without the proper respect.

3. Which is the first commandment of the Church?  The first commanment of the Holy Church is to attend to mass every Sunday and Holy days.

  C. Choose the right answer. You can find the answers below:

 QUESTIONS

 ANSWERS

 1. What duties includes the first commandment of the Law of God?

 2. Who acts against the second commandment?

 3. Which is the second commandment of the Holy Church?


 ANSWERS

 A

 The duties of believe in God, wait on him, love him above the rest of things and give him the appropriate workship.

 B

 To attend to mass every Sunday and Holy days.

 C

 Those who blasphem or name God without the proper respect.

  Intentions for a christian life

- To make acts of faith, hope and charity. They can be founded in Oraciones.

- To pray for forgiveness when we ear a blasphemy.

- To make intention to assist mass every Sunday and Holy days of obligation.



 
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