The Ten Commandments (Hardcover)

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One of the titles in the Saint Joseph Beginner Series, The Ten Commandments by beloved author Rev. Lawrence G. Lovasik, S.V.D. is a beautifully illustrated book that acquaints Catholic children with the Ten Commandments. Among the features of this book are:

  • a presentation page that allows for easy personalization of this book when used as a gift
  • wonderful full-color illustrations
  • an explanation of the history and the importance of the Ten Commandments, including Scriptural context
  • durably sewn hardcover binding
  • a prayer to Jesus
  • List and easily understandable explanations of the Ten Commandments
    • I, the Lord, am your God. You shall not have other gods besides Me.
    • You shall not take the name of the Lord, your God, in vain.
    • Remember to keep holy the sabbath day.
    • Honor your father and your mother.
    • You shall not kill.
    • You shall not commit adultery.
    • You shall not steal.
    • You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
    • You shall not covet your neighbor's wife.
    • You shall not covert anything that belongs to your neighbor.
  • List and easily understandable explanations of the Commandments of the Church
    • To keep holy Sunday, the day of the Lord's Resurrection: to worship God by taking part in Mass every Sunday and Holy Day of Obligation; to avoid work that is not necessary.
    • To receive Holy Communion frequently and Sacrament of Penance regularly.
    • To study Catholic teaching to prepare for the sacrament of Confirmation, to be confirmed, and then to continue to study our holy Faith and help others to know about it.
    • To observe the marriage laws of the Church: to give religious training by example and word to one's children; to use parish schools and religious education programs.
    • To strengthen and support the Church: the parish and parish priests; the whole-wide Church and the Holy Father.
    • To do penance, including abstaining from meat and fasting from food on certain days.
    • To join in the missionary spirit and apostolate of the Church.
The Ten Commandments is an ideal gift for a child's First Holy Communion.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780899422220
ISBN-10: 0899422225
Publisher: Catholic Book Publishing
Publication Date: January 1st, 1979
Pages: 32
Language: English