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I Believe In The Holy Spirit

Feast of Christ The King

I believe in the Holy Spirit"No one can say 'Jesus is Lord' except by the Holy Spirit." "God has sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, 'Abba! Father!' This knowledge of faith is possible only in the Holy Spirit: to be in touch with Christ, we must first have been touched by the Holy Spirit. He comes to meet us and kindles faith in us. By virtue of our Baptism, the first sacrament of the faith, the Holy Spirit in the Church communicates to us, intimately and personally, the life that originates in the Father and is offered to us in the Son.

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What is the ninth commandment?

Of the ten commandments, the ninth commandment says, “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, or his manservant, or his maidservant, or his ox, or his ass, or anything that is your neighbor’s.”  ...

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What is the eighth commandment?

In the eighth commandment, we are told, “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbour.”  Matthew 5: 33 reminds us “It was said to the men of old, ‘You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform to the Lord ...

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What is the seventh commandment?

The seventh commandment tells us, “You shall not steal”. It forbids the unjust taking away or deprivation of anything from anyone. It commands justice and charity in the care of earthly goods and the fruit of men’s labour.  The seventh ...

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What is the sixth commandment?

In the sixth commandment, we are commanded, “You shall not commit adultery.” Matthew 5: 27 – 28 says, “You have heard that it was said, “You shall not commit adultery.” But I say to you that every one who looks ...

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What is the fifth Commandment? What is the fifth Commandment?

The fifth commandment says, “You shall not kill.”  This commandment speaks to such issues as respect for life, abortion, euthanasia and suicide.  The fifth commandment causes us to ask the following:- Have I had an abortion or encouraged anyone to ...

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What is the forth commandment and what does it mean?

The forth commandment says  “Honour your father and your mother.” It is the only commandment that has a promise attached to it, and the promise is “that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God ...

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What is the Third Commandment?

The Third Commandment says, “Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor, and do all your work; but the seventh day is a sabbath to the Lord your God; in it you shall not do ...

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What is the Second Commandment and what does it mean?

The Second Commandment says “You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain.”  We take God’s name in vain when: We disrespect the name of God by uttering His name lightly or carelessly, out of anger ...

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What is meant by the First Commandment?

 By the First Commandment, “I am the Lord your God. You shall not have strange gods before me”, we are commanded to: Put God first in our lives ahead of all others. Make quality time every day to pray. We ...

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