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Q. 53. Which is the third commandment ?

A. The third commandment is, Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain : for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that tak. cth his name in vain.

Q. 54. What is required in the third commandment?

A. The third commandment requireth the holy and reverent use of God's name, titles, attributes, ordinances, word and works.

Q. 55. What is forbidden in the third commandment?

A. The third commandment forbiddeth all profaning or abusing of any thing whereby God maketh himself known.

Q. 56. What is the reason annexed to the third commandment ?

A. The reason annexed to the third commandment is, That however the breakers of this commandment may escape punishment from men, yet the Lord our God will not suffer them to escape his righteous judgment.

Q. 57. Which is the fourth commandment ?

A. The fourth commandment is, Remember the fabbath-day to keep it holy. Six days falt thou labour, and do all thy work; but the seventh day is the fabbath of the Lord thy God : in it thou fhalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor

thy daughter, thy man-servant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates. For in fix 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 fabbath-day, and hallowed it.

Q. 58. What is required in the fourth commandment?

A. The fourth commandment requireth the keeping holy to God, such set times as he hath appointed in his word; exprefly one whole day in seven, to be a holy fabbath to himself.

Q. 59. Which day of the seven bat? Gòd appointed to be the weekly fabbath?

A. From the beginning of the world to the resurrection of Christ, God appoint:d the feventh day of the week to be the weekly fabbath ; and the first day of the week, ever fince, to continue to the end of the world, which is the Christian fabbath.

Q. 60. How is the fabbath to be fanciified ?

A. The fabbath is to be sanctified by a holy resting all that day, even from such worldly employments and recreations as are lawful on other days; and spending the whole time in the public and private exercises of God's worship, except so much as is to be taken up in the works of necessity

and mercy:

0. 61. What is forbidden in the fourth com. mandment?

A. The fourth commandment forbiddeth the omillion, or careless performance of the duties required, and the profaning the day by idleness, or doing that which is in itself sinful, or by uone. cessary thoughts, words or works, about our worldly employments and recreations.

Q. 6.. What are the reasons annexed to the foirth commandment?

A. The reasons annexed to the fourth commandment are, God's allowing us fix days of the week for our own employments, his challenging a special propriety in the seventh, his own exame ple, and his blessing the fabbath-day.

Q. 63. Which is the fifth commandment?

A. The fifth commandment is, Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.

Q. 64. What is required in the fil commando ment?

A. The fifth commandment requireth the preserving the honour, and performing the duties belonging to every one in their several places and relations, as superiors, inferiors, or equals,

Q. 65. What is forbidden in the fifth command

ment?

A. The fifth commandment forbiddeth the neglecting of, or doing any thing against, the honour and duty which belongeth to every one in their several places and relations.

Q. 66. What is the reafon annexed to the fifth commandment ?

A. The reason annexed to the fifth commanda ment is, a promise of long life and prosperity (as far it shall serve for God's glory, and their own good) to all such as keep this commandment.

Q. 67. Which is the sixth commandment ?

A. The fixth commandment is, Thou sbalt not kill,

Q. 68. What is required in the fixth commandment ?

A. The Gxth commandment requireth all lawful endeavours to preserve our own life, and the life of others.

69. What is forbidden in the fixth commandment ?

A. The fixth commandment forbiddeth the taking away of our own life, or the life of our neighbour unjustly, or whatsoever tendeth thereunto.

Q. 70. Which is the seventh commandment ?

A. The seventh commandment is, Thou shalt not commit adultery.

Q. 71. What is required in the seventh commandment ?

A. The seventh commandment requireth the preservation of our own and our neighbour's chas. tity, in heart, speech and behaviour.

Q. 72. What is forbidden in the seventh com. mandment?

A. The serenth commandment forbiddeth all unchaste thoughts, words and actions.

Q. 73. Which is the eighth commandment ?

A. The eighth commandment is, Thou shalt not Meal.

Q. 74. What is required in the eighth commando ment ?

A. The eighth commandment requireth the lawful procuring and furthering the wealth and outward estate of ourselves and others.

Q. 75. What is forbidden in the eighth come mandment ?

A. The eighth commandment forbiddeth whatsoever doth, or may, unjustly hinder our

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Q. 76. Which is the ninth commandment ?

A. The ninth commandment is, Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

Q. 77. What is required in the ninth commandment ?

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