“And baptism now saves you not as a removal of dirt from the body, but as an appeal to God for a good conscience, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ, who has gone into heaven and is at the right hand of God with angels, authorities and powers in submission to him” (1 Peter 3:21).

1 . I am the Lord your God; you shall not have other gods besides me

Anything that does not arise from faith is a sin.

“But the man who has doubts is condemned if he eats, because his eating is not from faith; and everything that does not come from faith is sin.” (Rom 14:23)

Christ shall dwell in your hearts through faith.

“So that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love” (Eph 3:17)

Importance given to worldly things (Mt 6:21-24; 1 Tim 6:17; Sir 5:1-8; Deut 8:17-20; 1 Tim 6:9-12; Ps 49)

Gathering wealth in wrong ways, craving to pile up wealth, gold etc. (Micah 6:10-15, James 1:9-11; Lk 12:13- 21)

Problems we face as a result of excess wealth. (Sir 31:1-8; Proverbs 11:28)

Fame, Power, recognition (Lk 16:14-15; Mt 6:19-24; Chro 29:11)

Seeking worldly recognition rather than being pleasing to God. (Lk 6:24-26)

Work, Time (Lk 9:59-60; Eccl 3:13)

Family, friends (Lk 9:61-62; 14:15-24)

Use of Liquor, Drugs, smoking habits, chewing tobacco, mobile-phone, internet etc.(1 Cor 3:16; 6:10; Gal 5:21; Lk 21:34)

2. You shall not use your God’s name in vain

3. Keep the Sabbath Day holy

4. Honor your parents

5. You shall not kill

6. You shall not commit adultery. Be pure,

7. You shall not steal & 10. You shall not covet your neighbor’s belongings

8. You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor

9. You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife

Other sins which destroy the soul