I AM THE LORD YOUR GOD; YOU SHALL NOT HAVE ANY GODS BEFORE ME --- A game becomes an obsession for some, as in the case of the Seattle Mariners' playoff series. Pentecostal followers outside Safco Field to deliver their message.
YOU SHALL NOT WORSHIP FALSE IDOLS OR GRAVEN IMAGES --- Elvis Presely adorns the front porch of a North Idaho home. The media through art and images, helps propel superstars to god-like status.
KEEP HOLY THE SABBATH --- "This is like a little piece of Eden," says Rex Conklin as he recharges his body in the waters of Jerry Johnson hot springs in the Clearwater National Forest.
YOU SHALL NOT TAKE GOD'S NAME IN VAIN --- Godsmack fans jam in front of the heavy-metal band during a concert. The music industry has many artists who use use anti-religious names and lyrics in their messages.
HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER --- Terminal cancer in no way inhibits the loving relationship of Sherry Britz and her mother Margaret Shelton of Spokane. Everyday is filled with love and affection as Sherry cares for her mother emotionally and physically.
YOU SHALL NOT KILL --- An Aryan Nation supporter wearing a "hate" tattoo on the back of his head walks to the now-defunct Aryan compound during a rally. Physical violence is often associated with the 6th commandment, but some believe this commandment cautions against violent thoughts as well.
YOU SHALL NOT COMMIT ADULTERY --- A customer at a Sparks, Nevada., brothel makes a selection from a group of prostitutes. Most of the brothel's visitors are married-as are some of the prostitutes who work there.
YOU SHALL NOT STEAL --- A poached moose, killed illegally and cut up with a hand saw, hangs inside an evidence cooler at the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
YOU SHALL NOT BEAR FALSE WITNESS --- In the spirit of Christmas, parents bring their children to one of the many Santas who portray themselves as the true gift-giver.
YOU SHALL NOT COVET --- Young beauty queens are showered with crowns and cash for achieving the "look" at the Emerald Reign beauty pageant in Portland.
The Ten Commandments
The Ten Commandments are considered the backbone of the Talmud, the first five books of the Bible known as the Jewish legal canon. They are among the most documented legal traditions in the world.