Is It Sinful to Use Profanity?

ChurchLeaders | 1/12/2018 | Staff
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What differentiates one word from another—making one word a profane word while another is considered normative? Why is one “four letter word” different from another one? It’s not always based on the precise definition of a word. Instead, it’s based on how that word has been used in the culture.

Grammar matters. How we employ vocabulary is important in spoken word conversations, social media conversations and in more formal written forms. The use of profanity often involves ripping a word out of its context and intended usage. For instance, it’s possible to take a word intended to convey a really dark and horrid meaning and use it for something that’s far less worse than its original context. This happens when people use the word **** in the improper manner. When people say, “I had a **** of a time last night at the party,” they’re intending to mean that they had a really good time. We can be sure of one thing, **** will not be a fun or delightful place for anyone to find themselves.

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To be damned is a really horrible thing. To consider what it means to be damned by God is a bit overwhelming just by looking at the vocabulary words often associated with the judgment of God in Scripture (agony, darkness, fire, smoke, punishment, torment, weeping, gnashing of teeth, pain and more). To be damned by God is to be cut off and sentenced to the eternal flames of **** where a sovereign God unleashes His holy wrath upon guilty sinners. Therefore, to use the word damn in...
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