Be Careful With God's Name
May 8, 2016 Speaker: Series: Life Lessons From Old Testament People
Passage: Exodus 20:7, Psalm 139:20, 1 John 5:14–5:15, 1 Corinthians 14:29–14:30, Colossians 3:16–3:17, Matthew 12:36–12:37
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Be Careful of the Name Exodus 20:7 NLT
You must not misuse the name of the Lord your God. The Lord will not let you go unpunished if you misuse his name.
Profanity Psalm 139:20 NLT
They blaspheme you; your enemies misuse your name.
Manipulative Prayers & Empty Praises I John 5:14-15 NKJV
Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. 15 And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him.
Vanity of Preaching I Corinthians 14:29-30 NLT
Let two or three people prophesy, and let the others evaluate what is said. 30 But if someone is prophesying and another person receives a revelation from the Lord, the one who is speaking must stop.
Honor God's Name by Your Lifestyle Colossians 3:16-17 NKJV
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. 17 And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.
Matthew 12:36-37 NLT
And I tell you this, you must give an account on judgment day for every idle word you speak. 37 The words you say will either acquit you or condemn you.