Do not Murder

Revd Maurice J. Roberts

The sanctity of human life as made in the image of God is protected by the sixth commandment. To murder a person is to desecrate the image of God and mock God himself. Murder, manslaughter, abortion, euthanasia and suicide are all outlawed by this commandment. How is life valued in today’s society? The Lord Jesus Christ taught that this commandment also prohibits unrighteous anger and insulting behaviour.