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How is saying 'Oh My God' using the Lord's name in vain?
July 15, 2010 8:50AM
You are using the Lord's name for a meaningless purpose, and without respect.
It is not speaking about him or to him but as an expression. Which means that it is neither right or wrong to use. It is a simple expression of surprise or shock.
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If you're thinking about God when you're saying it then yes but if you're not really thinking about God when you say it then no. Religious people think that saying Oh my God is using God's name in vain. People who aren't religious don't think that though. Even if saying Oh my God is a sin then you're forgiven. It says in the meaning of the Second Commandment: We should fear and love God that we do not use his name to curse, swear, lie, or decieve, or use witchcraft. And saying Oh my God really isn't using his name to curse, swear, lie, or decieve. Now if you were to say "God damn" then that would be bad because you're using God's name to curse. Saying " I swear to God" is also bad.