― Sometimes I wonder why God didn't list the Ten Commandments in reverse order, since the 10th commandment correlates to the first sin--desire. Eve's sin wasn't simply her desire for a piece of fruit; it was the desire for knowledge that Satan told her would make her like God (Genesis 3:5). Her covetousness caused her to violate both the first and tenth commands that God later gave to Moses. ∙ When we do not covet, we pretty much eliminate our reasons to disobey the other commands. Wanting [...].