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PROFANITY

  1. God's name in vain Exodus 20:7

    1. Any name, title, term for deity

    2. God, Jesus, Christ, Lord, etc.

  2. Swear James 5:12; Matthew 5:34

  3. Curse James 3:9-10

    1. Condemn someone to their eternal destiny

  4. Vulgar

    1. Ephesians 5:4

    2. James 1:21

    3. Ephesians 4:29

    4. Jokes, thoughts, pictures

    5. Pornography, dirty jokes

  5. Idle Matthew 12:36-37; James 1:21

  6. Sacreligious

    1. Defame what is holy, sacred, divine

    2. Hebrews 12:28

    3. Hebrews 10:29

  7. Euphamisms

    1. Replace any of the above with:

      1. A sound alike

      2. These shift and change with time

Lessons to Remember

  1. Matthew 12:37 judged by what we say

  2. 1 Corinthians 15:33 associations corrupt

  3. Matthew 12:34

    1. Impure mind = dirty speech

    2. These things don't slip out

    3. They come out because the are in



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