Tag Archives: You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God

Profanity Not Tolerated!

We arrived with our family at a large theme park. Upon entering I noticed a sign that said, “Profanity and other inappropriate language will not be tolerated at this establishment.”  How refreshing!  I was impressed. We walked to the water … Continue reading

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The Third Commandment

The Third Commandment tells us not to take the Lord’s name in vain. People can dishonor God by their actions—doing something in the name of God with wrong motives.  But I believe this commandment is speaking specifically to the way … Continue reading

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OMG? Thou Shalt Not!

A third grader in the kids’ Bible club spilled a cup of her water and exclaimed, “Oh God!” While helping her clean it up, I said quietly, “Cindy, it’s better if you say ‘Oh No!’ or ‘Oh My!’ or even ‘Oh my … Continue reading

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