5 Reasons to stop using OMG

5 reasons to stop using OMG

Over the past decades, society has willingly and enthusiastically decided exclaiming Oh My G**! is: pertinent, necessary and acceptable in everyday conversations. However, because of the definition of God, and the way I understand our LORD’s third commandment, I must disagree.  

Godnoun: the creator and ruler of the universe and source of all moral authority; the supreme being.

Read five important reasons why expressing Oh My G**! is absolutely wrong. Continue reading

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Tell The World God’s Name Is Holy (Part 2 of 3)

Tell the world God's name is holy part 2 of 3

Dear World, Please Stop Vomiting Up His Name

(Part 2 of 3)

Because our world countries are joining together for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, I decided to reach out to Lift Him Up readers, who represent over 100 countries, and ask you to share the eternal importance of never momentarily taking our Lord’s name in vain.

Lift Him Up readership expands worldwide and includes the following countries:

United States of America, Albania, Austria, Australia, Argentina,  Bahamas, Belgium, Bermuda, Bahrain, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Caribbean Netherlands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rico, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic,  Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, European Union, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Hong Kong SAR China, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Kuwait, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands,  New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia,  Singapore, Sint Maartin, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey,  Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe. Continue reading

Tell The World God’s Name Is Holy (Part 1 of 3)

Tell the world God's name is holy

Dear World, Please Stop Vomiting Up His Name

(Part 1 of 3)

Because our world countries are joining together for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, I decided to reach out to Lift Him Up readers, who represent over 100 countries, and ask you to share the eternal importance of never momentarily taking our Lord’s name in vain.

Lift Him Up readership expands worldwide and includes the following countries: Continue reading

Book of James

Read the Book of James

A Quick Read Full Of Christian Truths

James, the author of the Book of James, is the half brother of Jesus Christ. Although the Bible does not give us much information about James being intricately involved with Jesus before the crucifixion, we easily find that after the resurrection James clearly becomes a leading figure in the early church.

James, Cephas and John, those esteemed as pillars, gave me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship when they recognized the grace given to me. They agreed that we should go to the Gentiles, and they to the circumcised. Galatians 2:9 (emphasis added) Continue reading

Always And Forever

Always and forever keep His name holy.

The following is an excerpt from chapter four of my book: Lift Him Up don’t Pull Him Down – The eternal importance of never momentarily taking our Lord’s name in vain.

The chapter is titled Worth Repeating, and includes twelve different Bible versions of our Lord’s third commandment followed by a short commentary/story. Continue reading

This Is Not A Welcome Greeting, Fort Worth

OMG Tee

Understanding the history of God’s name will help us to better understand the third commandment.

I walked up to a souvenir store in Fort Worth, and saw this t-shirt prominently displayed on a mannequin in their window. It made me  wonder what kind of message the owner was trying to shout at the customers. As Christians, there is only one way to view this tee – from outside the store! Continue reading

Break The Chain – OMG and Oh My G**!

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This post marks the 100th message for the Lift Him Up blog. To celebrate this milestone, a new tab has been introduced on the menu bar: Break The Chain.

Since August of 2014, Lift Him Up has praised, revered, glorified and lifted up our Creator’s title – God. To do any less in our everyday-God-given-lives, is blaspheme. So consider today’s message as extra special to our Father, because I invite you to Break The Chain of misusing His name! Break The Chain was created as a format for you to post your personal commitment to refraining from this social misuse. Or a place to talk about any misuse of God’s name you have seen or heard, and how you feel about it.  Continue reading

NEW BOOK IS NOW AVAILABLE!

Lift Him Up don't Pull Him Down

Hey friends! It’s here! After two years of learning and love, my book is published. Now is the perfect time to Lift Him Up don’t Pull Him Down.

“Think about your word choices. Are you pulling His name down as an exclamation? Or, lifting His name up in praise or anguish? Now is the time to abandon unacceptable ways of speaking The Names, and embrace a more reverent form.” Continue reading