Three Commandments Under The Magnifying Glass

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Honour thy father and thy mother One of the most respected commandments of God is, I think, honour thy father and thy mother. It's not only one of his commandments, but also one of our values. It's normal for us to respect our parents, it's the only thing we can do to thank them for everything they do for us. They pay for our food, clothes, accommedation, school. They care for us. All the things they forbid us are to protect us. Everything they do is just to make us better. Of course, we don't always agree with the things they say, but it's better to follow their rules. Just out of respect, and for your own safety. It's human to make mistakes, and not to listen to them once in every while. We all are or have been teenagers once. And as kids you don't even mean to disobey them. But in the course of our life we will learn that listening to our parents is for the best. They have made the same mistakes as we. It's for the chromosomes in our DNA that we look like them, so we are likely to make the same mistakes. They just want to avoid that, and out of respect, out of safety, and out of gratitude all we can do is just to listen to what they say. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's. This is the last commandment of the ten commandments. In other words, it says, don't be jealous. The first thing we can ask ourselves, is how to stop the feeling inside our brain that makes us jealous. Isn't that just impossible? Apparently, it isn't, otherwise God didn't tell us we should. I think that since our birth we never learn to stop this feeling. We think it's normal. That's because it is harder for us to actually stop it. Though, I think that we can learn to avoid it. It's an
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