Trump called out by some Christians for using ‘Lord’s name in vain’ at fiery NC rally
“You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain.” Exodus 20:7By Mark Price - Posted at The Charlotte Observer
Published July 18, 2019
The controversial “send her back” crowd chant at President Donald Trump’s North Carolina rally may have gotten all the headlines, but some Christians are grumbling over something most of the media completely ignored.
Trump cursed, and it was not just a few vulgarities. He took the Lord’s name in vain.
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- Westminster Shorter Catechism (Questions 53 - 56 - A Puritan's Mind)
Q. 53. Which is the third commandment?
A. The third commandment is, Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain; for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain. [a][a]. Ex. 20:7; Deut. 5:11
Q. 54. What is required in the third commandment?
A. The third commandment requireth the holy and reverend use of God’s names, titles [a], attributes [b], ordinances [c], Word [d], and works[e].[a]. Deut. 10:20; Ps. 29:2; Matt. 6:9[b]. 1 Chron. 29:10-13; Rev. 15:3-4[c]. Acts 2:42; 1 Cor. 11:27-28[d]. Ps. 138:2; Rev. 22:18-19[e]. Ps. 107:21-22; Rev. 4:11
Q. 55. What is forbidden in the third commandment?
A. The third commandment forbiddeth all profaning or abusing of anything whereby God maketh himself known [a].[a]. Lev. 19:12; Matt. 5:33-37; Jas. 5:12
Q. 56. What is the reason annexed to the third commandment?
A. The reason annexed to the third commandment is, that however the breakers of this commandment may escape punishment from men, yet the Lord our God will not suffer them to escape his righteous judgment [a].[a]. Deut. 28:58-59; 1 Sam. 3:13; 4:11
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