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Video instructions and help with filling out and completing Can Form 843 Profanity

Instructions and Help about Can Form 843 Profanity

The main issue regarding swearing is that it is so subjective. What one person considers swearing might be normal language for another. Even if you bring up verses such as Colossians 3 verse 8, "but now you yourselves are to put off all these: anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy language out of your mouth," what constitutes filthy language? The Bible was written in a different language and in a different time, so it cannot simply list every swear word in every language. But some things are clear about the way that we ought to speak as Christians. One, we should be swift to hear and slow to speak. If we are walking in the spirit, we should be showing the fruit of self-control, which would, of course, include our tongue. Three, we need to be aware that God judges every idle word. Idle also means careless and worthless. What we say is taken very seriously. Four, it is obvious throughout the Bible that if we are doing or speaking in a certain way to seek approval of this world by acting like non-believers, we are part of this world and not of God. We should, of course, be striving to live a life pleasing to God with our whole body because we were bought at a price. Therefore, if you find that your speech is defying one or more of these points, you are defying God's commands. In other words, you are sinning. It is a good idea to analyze our words with the above list to test whether our language matches the Christian lifestyle we ought to have according to the Bible. Personally, I have never seen in my life that as a man or woman grows in the Lord, their speech becomes indiscriminate and has a lower standard of what is...