Ben Thinkin
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Nov 11, 2012 Ben Thinkin commented on Slog Bible Study: Matthew 5:34-37.
"Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain" - KJV

Old Testament passages also refer to God’s name being profaned by hypocritical behavior of people and false representation of God’s words or character.

A more thoughtful interpretation suggests that taking his name in vain refers to misrepresenting God, not use of mere words in a sentence.

Know any group or political party that does this ad nauseam?
Nov 11, 2012 Ben Thinkin joined My Stranger Face
Nov 11, 2012 Ben Thinkin commented on Slog Bible Study: Matthew 5:34-37.
"Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain" - KJV

Old Testament passages also refer to God’s name being profaned by hypocritical behavior of people and false representation of God’s words or character.

A more thoughtful interpretation suggests that taking his name in vain refers to misrepresenting God, not use of mere words in a sentence.

Know any group or political party that does this ad nauseam?