Catechism in Pictures, text & image-27

THE COMMANDMENTS. The First Commandments: Thou shalt have no other god but Me. 1. This commandment requires us (1) to believe in God, (2) to hope in Him, (3) to love Him with our whole heart …More
THE COMMANDMENTS.
The First Commandments:
Thou shalt have no other god but Me.
1.
This commandment requires us (1) to believe in God, (2) to hope in Him, (3) to love Him with our whole heart and soul, (4) to adore Him alone.
2. We fulfil the first three of these duties by the practice of the three theological virtues of Faith, Hope and Charity.
Of the adoration due to God alone.
3.
To adore God is to acknowledge Him as our Creator and Sovereign Lord and to humble ourselves completely before Him.
4. This implies that we must offer to Him an inward as well as an outward and public worship. 5. We render to God an inward worship when we honour Him in our hearts by acts of adoration and of faith, home and charity, such acts not being apparent to eye or ear. 6. It is outward worship when we manifest by the spoken word or by visible action our religious feelings towards God. Such worship is due to Him (1) because our bodies as well as our souls belong to Him, and (2) because …More
Claudius Cartapus
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