Presentation on theme: "“Let no corrupt speech proceed out of your mouth.” Eph. 4:29 asv"— Presentation transcript:
1“Let no corrupt speech proceed out of your mouth.” Eph. 4:29 asv Plague of Profanity“Let no corrupt speech proceed out of your mouth.” Eph. 4:29 asv
2Exposed to profanity in many places and ways “cuss like a sailor” Cursing and ProfanityExposed to profanity in many places and ways“cuss like a sailor”Women and Children-We need to understand how God expects us to speak…
3Are there any circumstances where profanityis excused ?Arguing with someoneWhen you are in PainWhen you get AngryTo express your feelings?
4Abusive, vulgar, or irreverent language Irreverence for God What is Profanity ?Abusive, vulgar, or irreverent languageIrreverence for GodThat which pollutes our speechDirty, filthy, crude, unwholesome
5What does the Bible sayabout using ProfanityExodus 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.”
6What does the Bible sayabout using ProfanityMatt. 12:36-3736. 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."
7What does the Bible sayabout using ProfanityEph. 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.”
8What does the Bible sayabout using ProfanityJames 3:1-12V 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.”
9What does the Bible sayabout using ProfanityJames 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.”
10Are there any circumstances where profanityis excused ?NO !Never !It is wrong in all places and all times
11TV GuardianFoul language filters“Garbage Filter”
12By words – form of swearing Interjection – words thrown in What About Slang Words ?By words – form of swearingInterjection – words thrown inEuphemism – substitution of a word which is less offensive
13Examples of Slang Words for goodness sakegoodnessthank goodnessmy goodnessfor heavens sakeLordy -Lordy mercygood graciousgood griefwhat the deuceO my Goddad-burneddarndoggoneegadgadgee - gee whizgolgoldarn [goldurn]gollyGoshheckjeezjeepersjeepers creepersCheck in aDictionary formeanings
14Why Slang words are wrong Matt. 5:33-3733. 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;
15Matt. 5:33-3735 "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.
16Indictments Against Profanity It is a sin against GodCauses one to be unfit for worshipSets a bad exampleA Bad Habit
17“Put off filthy communication out of your mouth.” Col. 3:8 Plague of Profanity“Put off filthy communication out of your mouth.” Col. 3:8
19@ h M N # (George Washington) “Swearing is a vice so mean and low that every man of sense and character detests and despises it.”(George Washington)@ h M N #
20Plague of ProfanityHow can we control profanity ?What Can We do ?
21Plague of ProfanityFor 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. 12:34-35ControlTheHeart
22Sermon by Arthur Pigman Evans Church of Christ515 Gibbs RoadEvans, GaSunday Evening Mar. 9, 2008