Part II: Questions about The Ten Commandments
60. Q. What does the eighth commandment teach us?
A. To be honest and not to take the things of others.
(Click through to read scriptural proof.)
If you meet your enemy’s ox or his donkey going astray, you shall bring it back to him.
The getting of treasures by a lying tongue
is a fleeting vapor and a snare of death.
The violence of the wicked will sweep them away,
because they refuse to do what is just.
Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need.
Scripture quoted from the English Standard Version.
Taken from A Catechism for Girls and Boys found here.