The 10th commandment is the most comprehensive of the commandments, forbidding ALL unlawful desire of every kind.
Frequently, the human family have attempted to get rid of private property and to inaugurate some form of communal living, but thousands of years of experience have demonstrated invariably the futility and failure of all such systems.
As in most of the others, with regard to committing adultery, GOD did not give a reason for this prohibition. NONE WAS NEEDED.
The violation of it by self-styled liberal societies has already drowned the world in blood and may yet deliver the whole earth into the hands of ruthless murderers.
Our very civilization today is under attack by all the forces of evil, and the home is primarily the focus of that attack. The beginning of all law and order lies right here in Commandment V. The home is the place where the young human must learn to accept and honor authority. And if he does not do so in the home, he becomes a troublemaker in school, and soon graduates to the police court.
the Bible extols and honors the glory of the workman.
By its very nature any religious image is false, being a lying, man-made, presentation of what is allegedly represented.
The arrogant and atheistic dictum of humanists to the effect that, modern science makes unacceptable any supernatural or cosmic guarantees of human values, deifies man himself and places within wicked and fallible men the source of all authority.
Christ came not to destroy but to fulfill the Law (Matthew 5:17), and yet, “He took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross” (Colossians 2:14).
It is the fundamental commandment underlying the whole economy of redemption.