What the Bible Says About Profanity

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What the Bible Says About Profanity

  1. 1. PROFANITY; CRUDE JOKES<br />WHAT DOES THE BIBLESAY ABOUT IT?<br />
  2. 2. Should People use profanity?<br />Answer: ?<br />
  3. 3. Should People use profanity?<br />Answer: No!<br />
  4. 4. Should People use profanity?<br />"What goes into a man’s mouth does not make him ‘unclean,’ but what comes out of his mouth, that is what makes him ‘unclean.’”(Matthew 15:11)<br />
  5. 5. Should People use profanity?<br />Impure people who do not repentdo not go to Heaven<br /><ul><li>But among you there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality, or of any kind of impurity, or of greed, because these are improper for God’s holy people. Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving. For of this you can be sure: No immoral, impure or greedy person--such a man is an idolater--has any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.</li></ul>(Ephesians 5:3-5)<br />
  6. 6. Should People use profanity?<br />Impure people who do not repentdo not go to Heaven<br /><ul><li>The tongue also is a fire, a world of evil among the parts of the body. It corrupts the whole person, sets the whole course of his life on fire, and is itself set on fire by hell. </li></ul>(James 3:6)<br />
  7. 7. Should People use profanity?<br />Unclean language is more than just a list of4-letter words<br />
  8. 8. Should People use profanity?<br />Other examples of profane speech:<br /><ul><li> Dirty Jokes
  9. 9. Derogatory terms
  10. 10. “That’s what shesaid”
  11. 11. Clean words used in a foul manner</li></li></ul><li>Should People use profanity?<br />We Christians should not be hypocrites who Praise God one second then talk dirty the next(James 3:9-10)<br />
  12. 12. Should People use profanity?<br />Can both fresh water and salt water flowfrom the same spring? My brothers, can a fig tree bear olives, or a grapevine bear figs? Neither can a salt spring produce fresh water. <br />(James 3:11-12)<br />
  13. 13. Should People use profanity?<br />Can both fresh water and salt water flowfrom the same spring? My brothers, can a fig tree bear olives, or a grapevine bear figs? Neither can a salt spring produce fresh water. <br />(James 3:11-12)<br />NO!<br />
  14. 14. Should People use profanity?<br />The good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.<br />(Luke 6:45)<br />
  15. 15. Should People use profanity?<br />If you find yourself using unclean speech often it’s a sign you have an evil heart(Luke 6:45; Matthew 15:18-20)<br />
  16. 16. Should People use profanity?<br />If you find yourself using unclean speech often it’s a sign you have an evil heart(Luke 6:45; Matthew 15:18-20)<br />… Good thing Christ specializes in giving clean ones to those who are sincere!<br />(Hebrews 10:22, 1 John 1:9)<br />
  17. 17. Should People use profanity?<br />We’ve all been there! <br />We all have evil hearts apart from Christ.<br />
  18. 18. Should People use profanity?<br />If we want to get good hearts and stop using unclean language we need to:1) Avoid profaneinfluences 2) Input spiritual influences<br />
  19. 19. How Do I Avoid profaneInfluences?<br />Distance yourself fromprofane:<br /><ul><li> Friends
  20. 20. Entertainment
  21. 21. Family (where possible)
  22. 22. Environments (Clubs, Bars, etc.)</li></li></ul><li>How Do I Input SpiritualInfluences?<br /><ul><li>Accept Christ as Lord and Savior
  23. 23. Read the Bible daily
  24. 24. Surround yourself with Godly:
  25. 25. Friends
  26. 26. Entertainment
  27. 27. Family
  28. 28. Environments (Bible Studies, Church events, ministry, etc.)</li></li></ul><li>How Do I Avoid profaneInfluences?<br />Avoiding profaneinfluences keeps us from storing evil in our hearts, thus helping us avoid being evilpeople.<br />
  29. 29. How Do I Input SpiritualInfluences?<br />Similarly, inputting spiritual influences stores good in our hearts. <br />Thus, we can be “good”through Christ, and not output unclean speech.<br />
  30. 30. Closing Scriptures (2)<br />The tonguehas the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.<br />(Proverbs 18:21)<br />
  31. 31. Closing Scriptures (1)<br />“But I tell you that men will have to give account on the day of judgment for everycarelessword they have spoken.”<br />(Matthew 12:36)<br />
  32. 32. It is finished<br />… “That’s what Jesussaid” =)<br />
  33. 33. Questions?<br />Ask us at SwordSharp.com<br />Download our FREE Android App:<br />https://market.android.com/search?q=pname:com.swordsharp.androidapps<br />

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