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1 Eph. 4:29 asv “Let no corrupt speech proceed out of your mouth.” Eph. 4:29 asv

2 -We need to understand how God expects us to speak… Exposed to profanity in many places and ways  “cuss like a sailor”  Women and Children

3  Arguing with someone  When you are in Pain  When you get Angry  To express your feelings

4 Abusive, vulgar, or irreverent language Irreverence for God That which pollutes our speech Dirty, filthy, crude, unwholesome

5 Exodus 20:7 “You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not hold him guiltless who takes His name in vain.”

6 Matt. 12: But I say to you that for every idle word men may speak, they will give account of it in the day of judgment. 37 "For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned." 37 "For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned."

7 Eph. 4:29 “Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers.”

8 James 3:1-12 V 2. “For we all stumble in many things. If anyone does not stumble in word, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle the whole body.”

9 James 5:12 “But above all, my brethren, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath. But let your "Yes," be "Yes," and your "No," "No," lest you fall into judgment.”

10  NO !  Never !  It is wrong in all places and all times

11 Foul language filters “Garbage Filter”

12 By words – form of swearing Interjection Interjection – words thrown in Euphemism Euphemism – substitution of a word which is less offensive

13 dad-burned darn doggone egad gad gee - gee whiz gol goldarn [goldurn] golly Gosh heck jeez jeepers jeepers creepers for goodness sake goodness thank goodness my goodness for heavens sake Lordy - Lordy mercy good gracious good grief what the deuce O my God Check in a Dictionary for meanings

14 33. Again you have heard that it was said to those of old, 'You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform your oaths to the Lord.' 34 "But I say to you, do not swear at all: neither by heaven, for it is God's throne; Matt. 5:33-37

15 35 "nor by the earth, for it is His footstool; nor by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the great King. 36 "Nor shall you swear by your head, because you cannot make one hair white or black. 37 "But let your 'Yes' be 'Yes,' and your 'No,' 'No.' For whatever is more than these is from the evil one. Matt. 5:33-37

16  It is a sin against God  Causes one to be unfit for worship  Sets a bad example  A Bad Habit

17 “Put off filthy communication out of your mouth.” Col. 3:8

18 March 3-7

19 “ Swearing is a vice so mean and low that every man of sense and character detests and despises it.” (George Washington)

20 How can we control profanity ? What Can We do ?

21 For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. 35 "A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good things, and an evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth evil things.” Matt. 12:34-35 Control The Heart

22 Sermon by Arthur Pigman Evans Church of Christ 515 Gibbs Road Evans, Ga Sunday Evening Mar. 9, 2008


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