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The Fourth Commandment The Ten Commandments are the basis for all morals In a civilized world that we are supposed to have at this time the Ten Commandments are more important to us now because on the very strength of them and the very truth and guidelines of them The Ten Commandments demand respect for God and demand respect for each man to another Looking at the Ten Commandments realistically positively understandingly reasonably logically and obediently the wisdom that is contained within each Commandment is simple and yet profound They leave no question as to what is allowable by God for the good of our soul They leave no room for doubt as to what he wants us to do and to not do Each commandment in its entirety gives an importance to every side of our life The Ten Commandments are a basic set of divine laws in the Bible also called the Decalogue The Ten Commandments form the fundamental ethical code of Judaism Christianity and Islam The opening commandments concern reverence for the one God who will tolerate no rivals the making and worship of graven images is forbidden as is taking Gods name in vain observance of the Sabbath is enjoined The other commandments regulate human relationships the injunctions to honor ones parents and the bans on killing adultery stealing false witness and covetousness The commandments are described as having been written on two tablets Each tablet contained the full text one tablet belonged to Israel and the other to God so that both parties to the covenant had a copy of the legislation The first five commandments pertain basically to the relationship between Israel and God the last five are concerned primarily with the forms of relationships between human beings Yet all of the Commandments are significant I believe that the fourth Commandment Honor thy mother and Father is the roots for the other nine Commandments I feel that the
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