THE 9TH COMMANDMENT

THE 9TH COMMANDMENT

The ninth commandment is “thou shall not covet thy neighbor’s wife. The 9th commandment forbids lust, lust is inordinate craving for the pleasure of the body. Lust is a sin, one of the seven deadly sins.

 

Dangerous effects of lust

Lust turns people into lairs, deceivers, and manipulators. Their actions towards others are based on the craving to get.

 

How to resist lustful desires

 

  1. Stop tempting yourself
  2. Learn respect for yourself and others
  3. Avoid drugs and alcohol
  4. Acknowledge your needs
  5. Look for alternative philosophies
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