Sunday Morning 7/10/11

We are continuing our look at the 10 Commandments.  This week I shared about the commandment to not take the name of the Lord in vain from Deuteronomy 5:11.  God has been showing us some powerful truth in His Word as we continue this study.  I pray that you will be richly blessed as well.

P.S. This is a shorter sermon than my usual.  Enjoy.

Taking God’s Name in Vain

Deuteronomy 5:11

Sermon notes 7/10/11

  1. The Usual Understanding

    1. Not using God’s name as a curse word

    2. Not uttering God’s name needlessly

      1. Circumlocutions

      2. Modern parallels

  2. The Deeper Meaning

    1. Not Emptying God’s Name

      1. Swearing an unfulfilled oath

      2. Matthew 5:33-37

    2. Tarnishing God’s Reputation

      1. Ezekiel 36:16-21

      2. Dragging God’s name through the mud

    3. God’s Name must be hallowed

      1. Ezekiel 36:22-38; 39:7-8

      2. Matthew 5:14-16; 6:9

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