In past posts I explain why using the phrases OMG and Oh my G**! directly break our Lord’s third commandment. In one quick grab with our voice, we try to pull Him down, ripping His name of all glory by using it as a trash word. We commonly defile His name by using it as a curse word in unwelcome or disagreeable situations. And, we wrongly toss His name into happy situations; fraudulently praising a delicious meal or loving on a new pair of shoes.
It seems no matter the circumstance, His name is habitually tossed incorrectly. Thankfully, the Bible gives Continue reading →
In this chaotic world, we so often follow the false gods of popularity and social acceptance. This pattern can make moral individual choices hard to reason out. This is why as you read and gain knowledge from each chapter of this book; you commit yourself to God. Ask Him to change your undesirable behavior of taking the Lord’s name in vain. He can and will work through you, to create a better you. One who accepts and follows His way. A humble attitude, which includes respect for God, begins a life of change from what is popular with society, to following the third commandment.
And proper attitude is fundamental, when we speak His name. Have you ever Continue reading →
My home church has participated in the study of THE STORY – The Bible As One Continuing Story Of God And His People. Foreword by Max Lucado and Randy Frazee. Since October, my Thursday post focused on the group’s current study chapter. Today I post on the last chapter, describing God’s perpetual magnificent love He has for His people. It has been a privilege and a pleasure to read and post on this glorious book of God’s past, present and future plan. Continue reading →
THE STORY chapter # 30 (My home church is participating in the study of THE STORY – The Bible As One Continuing Story Of God And His People. Foreword by Max Lucado and Randy Frazee. Each week, my Thursday post focuses on our current … Continue reading →
God, Jesus, Christ, and Jesus Christ are positive and loving names. Names that demand the highest regard of human respect our finite minds can conceive. These names should never be used as trash words. Yet, we trash them daily when … Continue reading →
THE STORY chapter # 19 (My home church is participating in the study of THE STORY – The Bible As One Continuing Story Of God And His People. Foreword by Max Lucado and Randy Frazee. Each week, my Thursday post focuses on our current … Continue reading →
The B-I-B-L-E, Yes, that’s the book for me. I stand alone on the Word of God, the B-I-B-L-E. Do your remember that little song from Sunday School class? As a child, I enjoyed singing it because the tune is cute … Continue reading →
Can you remember a time when you picked something up off the ground with the very tips of your thumbnail and pointer finger? Dangling it a stretched arms length away from your body. Twisting your wrist left and right, trying … Continue reading →
My Christian study group is currently studying the Bible’s book of Matthew. Matthew’s gospel includes many quotes from the Bible’s Old Testament, along with an abundant amount of references to the Messiah. Matthew’s writing purpose was to clearly state that Jesus is the Savior of the world.