If we abide by the principles
in the Bible; our country will go on prospering and to prosper; but if
we and our posterity neglect its instruction and authority; no man can
tell how sudden a catastrophe may overwhelm us and bury our glory in
obscurity. Daniel Webster.
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS
I. Thou shalt have no other gods before me.
II. Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven
or any likeness [of any thing] that [is] in heaven above, or that [is]
in the earth beneath, or that [is] in the water under the earth:
Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve
for I the LORD thy God [am] a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the
fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth [generation] of
that hate me;
And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love
and keep my commandments.
III. Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD
God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his
IV. Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.
Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work:
But the seventh day [is] the sabbath of the LORD thy
God: [in it] thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy
thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger
[is] within thy gates:
For [in] six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the
sea, and all that in them [is], and rested the seventh day: wherefore
LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.
V. Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy
may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
VII. Thou shalt not commit adultery.
VIII. Thou shalt not steal.
IX. Thou shalt not bear false witness against
X. Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house,
thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his
maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that [is] thy