Thursday, October 4, 2012

Catechism cont.

The Seventh Commandment cont.

You shall not steal.

3.  but instead help your neighbor to improve and preserve his goods and nourishment.

124.  1. Peter 4:10

Serve each other with the gifts you have received, as good stewards over the varied grace.

125.  Isaiah 58:7.

Break your bread with the hungry, and those who are wretched--lead them into the house;  if you see anyone naked, clothe him, and do not neglect your own family. 

126.  Luke 6:35

Lend even where you have no hope of recovering it and your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High. 

127.  Hebrews 13:16

Remember to do good and to share;  for God is well pleased with such offerings.

128.  2 Cor. 9:7

God loves a cheerful giver.

Examples:  the widow's mite; the good Samaritan.

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