GOD & NEIGHBOR.
“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself.”
AND WHAT THEY MEAN, FROM LUTHER'S SMALL CATECHISM
You shall have no other gods.
We should fear, love and trust in God above all things.
You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God.
We should fear and love God so that we do not curse, swear, use witchcraft, lie, or deceive by His name, but call upon it in every trouble, pray, praise, and give thanks.
Remember the Sabbath Day by keeping it holy.
We should fear and love God so that we do not despise preaching and His Word, but hold it sacred, and gladly hear and learn it.
Honor your father and mother.
We should fear and love God so that we do not despise or anger our parents or those in authority over us, but honor, serve and obey them, and hold them in love and esteem.
You shall not murder.
We should fear and love God so that we do not hurt or harm our neighbor physically, but help and support him in every physical need.
You shall not commit adultery.
We should fear and love God so that we lead a sexually pure and decent life in our words and actions, and each love and honor his spouse.
You shall not steal.
We should fear and love God that we do not take our neighbor’s money or property, or get them by deception or dishonesty, but help him to improve and protect his property and income.
You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.
We should fear and love God so that we do not misrepresent, betray, slander, or defame our neighbor, but defend him, speak well of him, and put the best construction on everything.
You shall not covet.
We should fear and love God so that we do not seek to get our neighbor’s inheritance or house by deception or with merely the appearance of justice, but help and be of service to him in keeping it.
Neither should we entice or force away our neighbor’s wife, servants or animals, but urge them to stay and do their duty.
The Lord's Service at Zion
Sundays 10:30 am / Wednesdays 7:30 pm