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July 5, 2020
Main Scripture Reference(s)
Exodus 20:


July 5, 2020 / Exodus 20:



July 5, 2020

Dr. Chris Vaught, senior pastor


Exodus 20: 7 (NKJV)—You shall not take the name of the LORD your God in vain, for the LORD will not hold him guiltless who takes His name in vain.


Our speech is an Indication of our


Matthew 12: 35-37— “A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good things, and an evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth evil things. 36 But I say to you that for every idle word men may speak, they will give account of it in the day of judgment.

Proverbs 18:21— Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit.


Let’s break it down.

  Take – (tis-sa) = TO

  Vain – (saw) =, ,  AS


A name is a verbal symbol of…

  One’s ,   and 


I. How to Vainly Carry the Name of God.


B. To  

C. To behavior

D. To

E. To  (profanity)

II. How to Victoriously Carry the Name of God.

A. With

Psalm 29: 2— Ascribe to the Lord the glory due His name; worship the Lord in the splendor of His holiness

You don’t the ones you !


B.  His Name Properly

2 Timothy 2:19— …let everyone who calls on the name of the Lord turn away from wickedness.

Colossians 3:17—And whatever you do, in word or in deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.


C. His Name

Acts 4:12— There is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to people by which we must be saved.”

Romans 10:13— For everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.


It’s not simply a issue, it’s a  issue. Give your heart to .


Philippians 2:10-11— that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those in heaven, and of those on earth, and of those under the earth, 11and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.


If you are ready to receive Jesus as Savior and make Him the Lord of your life, just pray something like this:

Jesus, I’m giving up control of my life.  Please forgive me of my sins and take control. I ask You to be the Lord of my life. I believe You died for my sins, rose from the dead, and are coming back someday. I want to live my life for You. Thank You for giving me another chance to make things right.  AMEN

Congratulations!1  If you prayed to accept Christ today, text “NEXT” to   573/ 340-4037.



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