Catechism Question 12: What does God require in the ninth and tenth commandments?
Ninth, that we do not lie or deceive, but speak the truth in love. Tenth, that we are content, not envying anyone or resenting what God has given them or us.
Decisions for Judah
Setting – Marriage and children V. 1-6
I. Conflict created by weak character and poor choices V.7-10
II. Conflict intensifies with irresponsibility and giving in to temptation V.11– 23
III. Peak conflict threatens another life V.24
IV. Resolution comes as poor character is revealed and admitted to V.25-26
V. Results: God is always at work behind the scenes V.27-30
God is always doing a work for future generations.