Being Instructed by the Ten Commandments: The Sixth Commandment

The Sixth Commandment

The Sixth Commandment: You shall not commit adultery.

In the 6th Commandment, we are taught to protect God’s gift of marriage. We are learning to regard the gift of marriage and life as holy. Thus, we are struggling against a culture that does not believe in the sanctity of life or the sanctity of marriage. Here we see the clear connection between the 4th, 5th, and 6th Commandments. From the gift of a father and a mother, we obtain the gift of life. From the gift of the marital union, we obtain the gift of life. Our own consciences bear witness that it is wrong in God’s sight to despise our parents and other authorities, to murder the unborn, and to commit sexual sin outside of God’s institution of marriage. However, the corrupted culture tries to silence our troubled consciences by speaking louder and crying out against the authorities established by God, conception given by God, and sexual intimacy in marriage ordered by God. Thus, the wisdom of the world yells, “Rebellion! Abortion! Same Sex Marriage!” The devil hates the institutions and gifts of God. The world tries to catechize us through the media, movies, and music. (Read more click here)


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