by Jared WellmanTo determine whether cussing is a “sin,” we need to first discuss what sin is, and second define what cursing, swearing, or cussing is.The Bible tells us that sin is the transgression of the law (1 John 3:4) and rebellion against God (Deu
What Does The Bible Say about Swearing? I know some of you are chomping at the bit with that one proof text about why swearing is a sin. So let’s look at a few of the more popular verses used. If you want a complete list go here: What the Bible Says About Profanity
Why is it a sin to cuss / swear / curse? Sin is a condition of the heart, the mind, and "the inner man" (Romans 7:22), which is manifested in our thoughts, actions and words. When we swear and curse, we are giving evidence of the polluting sin in our hearts that must be confessed and repented of.
Is Cursing a Sin? One of the most subtle ways of lowering America’s standards of morality and decency is the increasingly public use of cursing and profanity. Yes, there are laws against the use of foul, filthy language in public, but these laws are not enforced.
We all justify when we curse, cuss, speak profanity, whatever we choose to call it. From Jesus to the apostles to Moses, cursing is conveyed in the Scriptures as a big deal to God. Let's look at what the Bible really says about cursing and if it is a sin.
Cursing was condemned by Christ. Swearing oaths was a common practice in Jesus' day. Matthew 5:33-37 records Him speaking on the subject. "Again, you have heard that it was said to the people long ...
From a religious viewpoint, swearing or cursing is generally considered sin. The main reason swearing is considered sin is because it reflects evil intent coming from one's heart, rather than merely the content of the word that is spoken.
Following up on his video about taking the Lord’s name in vain, Fr. Mike comments on whether swearing, as in using vulgar language, is a sin. He gives three times when using vulgar words can be ...
In answering this question about bad language being a sin, we must first clarify what is meant by "bad language." For some people, bad language includes everything from taking the Lord's name in vain, to cursing, to blasphemy or to just plain old profanity.