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Bible Ten Commandments vs. Roman Catholic Ten Commandments

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Bible Ten Commandments
vs. the
Roman Catholic Ten Commandments
WE would first like to say that the purpose of this article is not to offend any people or denomination. This article was put together to make sincere, honest, truth seeking people aware. There are no doubt millions of people in the Roman Catholic Church that are not aware of the changes below and that is no reflection on their faith or love for Christ.

You will find below the very shocking table that shows the Ten Commandments as personally spoken and written by God using the King James translation Exodus 20:2-17 and the Ten Commandments as changed by the Roman Catholic Church in Catechism of the Catholic Church. You will find a link below to the Vatican's own website. The Roman Catholic Church believes that their authority stands above the Word of God and that they can change God's times and laws and God will accept their changes. You should note that they actually deleted out the second Commandment and also changed the Biblical fourth Commandment from God's seventh day Sabbath or Saturday to the first day of the week Sunday. They also split the tenth Commandment into two, to get back to Ten Commandments. As a result, the Roman Catholic version of the Ten Commandment is always one ahead of the King James in the Decalogue until you get to the tenth Commandment, which they break into two and make it the ninth and tenth Commandments.

Please take note that the Catholic Encyclopedia Volume 4, p. 152 confirms the deletion of the second Commandment and the change of the fourth commandment. They do not try to hide it, but are actually proud of it! "The church, after changing the day of rest from the Jewish Sabbath of the seventh day of the week to the first, made the third commandment refer to Sunday as the day to be kept holy as the Lord's Day."

Below you will see a shocking excerpt from The Convert's Catechism of Catholic Doctrine Copyright 1977 by TAN Books and Publishers, pg 50,51. You will notice that they boldly state that the Catholic Church transferred the solemnity from Saturday to Sunday.

Q. What is the Third Commandment?
A. The Third Commandment is: Remember that thou keep holy the Sabbath day.
Q. Which is the Sabbath day?
A. Saturday is the Sabbath day.
Q. Why do we observe Sunday instead of Saturday?
A. We observe Sunday instead of Saturday because the Catholic Church transferred the solemnity from Saturday to Sunday.
Q. Why did the Catholic Church substitute Sunday for Saturday.
A. The Church substituted Sunday for Saturday, because Christ rose from the dead on a Sunday, and the Holy Ghost descended upon the Apostles on a Sunday.
Q. By what authority did the Church substitute Sunday for Saturday?
A. The Church substituted Sunday for Saturday by the plenitude of that divine power which Jesus Christ bestowed upon her.
Q. What does the Third Commandment command?
A. The Third Commandment commands us to sanctify Sunday as the Lord's Day.
Q. What does the Third Commandment forbid?
A. The Third Commandment forbids (1) The omission of prayer and divine worship; (2) All unnecessary servile work; (3) Whatever hinders the keeping of the Lord's Day holy.
Q. Is the desecration of the Lord's Day a grievous matter?
A. The desecration of the Lord's Day is a grievous matter in itself, it admits of a light matter.

Please do not take our word on this most important subject. We ask you to study this out for yourselves. You can do your own internet search and find many Catholic websites confirming what we are showing you here. It is all out in the open. I will say they are not very consistent in their listing of the ten commandments. Many times you will find they do mention graven images, but it is listed in the first commandment. But in their many, many Catechism writings, they do not mention graven images.

ATTENTION! The link below has been blocked by the Vatican! In the past, you could go to the Roman Catholic's own website and see how they have changed the Ten Commandments by removing the second commandment regarding graven images and splitting the tenth commandment into two commandments. Sadly they have now blocked their own webpage showing this change! I do not know if it is because of this website providing the link or not.

If you click on the underlined text/link below, you will see how the second, fourth and tenth commandments differ from Exodus chapter 20 in the Bible. Go to the Vatican's own website showing how the teachings from the Catechism of the Catholic Church in the far right column differs from Exodus 20:2-17 in the left column. (Click the link above)

"But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men." Matthew 15:9.

Bible Ten Commandments

Roman Catholic Ten Commandments

I am the LORD thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. Thou shalt have no other gods before me.
I am the LORD your God: you shall not have strange Gods before me.
Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth: Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me; And showing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.
Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.
You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain.
Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work: But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates: For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.
Remember to keep holy the LORD'S Day.
Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
Honor your father and your mother.
Thou shalt not kill.
You shall not kill.
Thou shalt not commit adultery.
You shall not commit adultery.
Thou shalt not steal.
You shall not steal.
Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.
You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour's.
You shall not covet your neighbor's wife.
You shall not covet your neighbor's goods.

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