STEALING PEOPLE & PROPERTY – The 7th Commandment, pt. 1

Video #17 — The Ten Commandments
“You Shall Not Steal”

“Thou Shall Not Steal” is usually associated with the property and possessions of others. How can it be understood in terms of the Exodus from Slavery brought about by God for His Holy People.

Fr. Bill discusses the 7th Commandment in terms of People, as well as Property, and relates “You Shall Not Steal”t to the dignity of labor God brought to the People of Israel in contrast to Slavery for a powerful overlord.

CAPITAL PUNISHMENT: MURDERING THE GUILTY – The 5th Commandment, pt 5

Video #13 – The Ten Commandments
“You Shall Not Kill”

Capital Punishment involves the killing of another human being usually someone guilty of violating the 5th Commandment. But is Capital Punishment itself a violation of the 5th Commandment?

Fr. Bill discusses the Death Penalty and how the 5th Commandment plays into God’s formation of his people from retaliation to either forgiveness, or a strict prescription on what forms of punishment are acceptable, and not acceptable in the eyes of God and the Standards God has given us to live.

ABORTION: MURDERING THE INNOCENT – The 5th Commandment, pt. 4

Video #12 – The Ten Commandments
“You Shall Not Kill”

How and why does Abortion especially apply to the 5th Commandment and what is the gravity for one who has incurred a completed abortion?
Are there Biblical Precedents for this?
Is there any Hope in Salvation for one who has had an Abortion?

Fr. Bill addresses this hot and sensitive topic; what the Church teaches, and how it deals with those who are guilty of this violation of the 5th Commandment.

A CALL TO FREEDOM – The 3rd Commandment

Video #6 – THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
“Keep Holy the Sabbath [Lord’s] Day”

The 3rd Commandment is more than just a call to rest. Fr. Bill discusses how the Commandment ties into the Hebrew experience of Exodus and our Christian call to celebrate both Creation and the Resurrection.

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS – Introduction & Numbering

Video #1 – THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

A new series reviewing the Ten Commandments, in which Fr. Bill discusses their meaning for the people who received them, and their relevance for all of humanity today.