What is idolatry?
Romans 1:21 and 25
For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened…. They exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator.
What is sin?
1 John 3:4
Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness.
Since no one can keep the law, what is its purpose?
For by works of the law no human being will be justified in God’s sight, since through the law comes knowledge of sin.
Did God create us unable to keep his law?
Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all sinned.
Can anyone keep the law of God perfectly?
None is righteous, no, not one; no one understands; no one seeks for God. All have turned aside; together they have become worthless; no one does good, not even one.
What does God require in the ninth and tenth commandments?
If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you are doing well.
What does God require in the sixth, seventh, and eighth commandments?
For the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,” and any other commandment, are summed up in this word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”