Lesson Thirty-Fourth of the Baltimore Catechism No. 2 is the final lesson on the Ten Commandments.
The Seventh Commandment requires us to respect what belongs to others, which includes giving them what they are owed. The Eighth Commandment requires us not only to avoid lies but to speak the truth as long as it will not damage others.
The Ninth and Tenth Commandments extend the Sixth and Seventh Commandments to cover greed and other illicit desires as well as actions.
The questions are numbered consecutively with Lesson Thirty-Third. For more information and links to other resources, click on each question below.
A. The seventh Commandment is: Thou shalt not steal.
A. By the seventh Commandment we are commanded to give to all men what belongs to them and to respect their property.
A. The seventh Commandment forbids all unjust taking or keeping what belongs to another.
A. We are bound to restore ill-gotten goods, or the value of them, as far as we are able; otherwise we cannot be forgiven.
A. We are bound to repair the damage we have unjustly caused.
A. The eighth Commandment is: Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor.
A. We are commanded by the eighth Commandment to speak the truth in all things and to be careful of the honor and reputation of every one.
A. The eighth Commandment forbids all rash judgments, backbiting, slanders, and lies.
A. They who have lied about their neighbor and seriously injured his character must repair the injury done as far as they are able, otherwise they will not be forgiven.
A. The ninth Commandment is: Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife.