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The spirit of the First Commandment

From the July 1990 issue of The Christian Science Journal


The First Commandment is so basic, so fundamental to Christ Jesus' teachings, that it would be hard to call ourselves Christians if we did not take this unchanging law of the Judeo-Christian tradition as the starting point for our prayers and for our daily lives. What does this commandment tell us? Setting the stage Let us first take a look at the Bible's short but significant introduction to the Ten Commandments.