I call the Name of Jesus, or Lord God when I pray.
The Father, Son, and Holy Ghost are not by-words to say!
It bothers me to hear someone who takes God's Name in vain.
If I ever slip and do that, I know I'll be ashamed.
Some things are often cut, like saying "Golly Gee!" -
It's short for "God" and "Jesus". How can you speak so free!!!
Or "Jesus Christ!" - you just blurt out. I think, "What did you say???"
Why not use your own name, rather than He who made the day?
Or "Jesus, Mary, Joseph!" or sometimes "Holy Cow!"
Or sometimes "Lordy, Lordy" - the One to whom we bow.
I hear so often, "Oh my God!" or shorter: "O M G!"
A euphemism some things are - slang for Deity.
So you profane The Almighty, He who made us all!
What if such words are on your lips just as Death comes to call?
The Word says to judge rightly. It's not me putting blame.
It's not just "wrong" - it's sinful
To use God's Name in vain.
- written today by Netagene -
To be insightful means to intuitively grasp things - an "aha!" moment!
- I am a member of the church of Christ. I have been writing things since I was little. Some have been printed, some posted. I write to teach or encourage; to blow off steam; and for fun! I had my own motorcycle in my 40s; I was a bluegrass music DJ for about 13 years; I've performed some. I am a member of the NRA. In 2003 (age 59), I became high partial legally blind; in 2005, I had to get hearing aids! Franklin Field said: "Poor eyes limit your sight; poor vision limits your deeds". And no kidding, the picture was made April, 2012!
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