Easter Sunday, still in my Easter spirit, well mostly because there is a movie on TV tonight named ‘The Ten Commandments’ and I’m pretty sure my Granny’s gonna watch it even if she doesn’t know English.
Anyhow, I realised I don’t remember all 10 of the Ten Commandments. I do remember something about don’t commit adultery and don’t eat too much [gosh, these commandments can never be out of date]. So I went and look for the Ten Commandments [what a good Christian, me], and here it is, this is the text of the commonly accepted commandments found in the book of Exodus:

God spoke all these words, saying: I am God your Lord, who brought you out of Egypt, from the place of slavery. Do not have any other gods before Me. Do not represent [such] gods by any carved statue or picture of anything in the heaven above, on the earth below, or in the water below the land. Do not bow down to [such gods] or worship them. I am God your Lord, a God who demands exclusive worship. Where My enemies are concerned, I keep in mind the sin of the fathers for [their] descendants, to the third and fourth [generation]. But for those who love Me and keep My commandments, I show love for thousands [of generations]. Do not take the name of God your Lord in vain. God will not allow the one who takes His name in vain to go unpunished. Remember the Sabbath to keep it holy. You can work during the six weekdays and do all your tasks. But the seventh day is a Sabbath to God your Lord. Do not do anything that constitutes work. [This includes] you, your son, your daughter, your slave, your maid, your animal, and the foreigner in your gates. It was during the six weekdays that God made the heaven, the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, but he rested on the seventh day. God therefore blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy. Honor your father and mother. You will then live long on the land that God your Lord is giving you. Do not commit murder. Do not commit adultery. Do not steal. Do not testify as a false witness against your neighbor. Do not be envious of your neighbor’s house. Do not be envious of your neighbor’s wife, his slave, his maid, his ox, his donkey, or anything else that is your neighbor’s.

I might have been mistaken but God seems to be a bit jealous at the start of that paragraph, demanding “exclusive worship” and all. God must be a woman, God sounds like a woman.
I have nothing against the commandments of course since they’re the base of morality. I find the bit about exclusive worship funny though. You usually see something like “exclusive interviews with sources closed to Brad Pitt” or something like that. The words “exclusive” and “worship” together is a bit unexpected and hence funny.
And I guess I remembered the wrong thing after all, there’s no rule about eating too much.


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