Insights in the Eighth Commandment
“Thou shalt not steal.” Exodus 20:15
This commandment is straight forward and requires little explanation. Simply stated, we violate this commandment when we take from someone their material goods or withhold from them that which is due.
God has made us steward of every material gift He has given. It is an intrusion and violation to rob through fraud, trickery, deceit, or force. (See commandment 10)
“A Thief Brings Trouble to a Nation”