The 10th Commandment

10th Commandment

“You shall not covet”

1st Beatitude

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of Heaven”

These two passages are relatable in that they both are wanting something.  “You shall not covet” means that you shall not want or desire something that isn’t yours.  The first Beatitude “Blessed are the poor in spirit” can mean that they are missing something in their spirit and want it back or want to find it. Our world is too self-centred.  People need to stop worrying about themselves and start helping others.  We need to help the poor and poor in spirit.  Simple ways to do that would be opening more shelters, giving them physical and mental help, showing them the way of God.  God wants us to put others before ourselves. God also doesn’t want us to want things that other people have, he doesn’t want us to steal.

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