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Do you curse?

Discussion in 'General Theology' started by zoidar, Aug 24, 2021.

Do you curse?

  1. Yes

    2 vote(s)
  2. No

    6 vote(s)
  3. Sometimes

    9 vote(s)
  4. Sometimes in my thoughts, but don't say it aloud

    3 vote(s)
  5. Other

    1 vote(s)
  6. Rarely

    5 vote(s)
  1. Fervent

    Fervent Well-Known Member

    United States
    To me, it seems a matter of intention. I see no difference in substituting a word for the curse word if it is being used with the same intent as the curse. The specific sounds we make aren't what the sin is, the sin lies in using a thing given to bring life to minister death. So long as the meaning is preserved and the intent of the heart is the same the sin is either there or not there.
  2. The Liturgist

    The Liturgist Traditional Liturgical Christian

    United States
    Generic Orthodox Christian
    Conversely, I could cite the very large number of people these days who casually and with no maledictory or malign intent, swear what as recently as the 1950s would be regarded as a veritable blue streak likely heard in that era only on an underway merchant vessel.
  3. Jamdoc

    Jamdoc Watching and Praying Always

    United States
    Do those words have power though? without the intent is it the specific use of english words that is sin?
  4. covid-19v1

    covid-19v1 Member

    United States
    I stopped cursing for at least 7 years after getting saved and became an adult.

    I experienced cursing again after getting married. Dealing with somebody who has personality disorder is too hard for me, I sometimes just curse in frustration.

    Now that I understand what I'm dealing with, I always try to control myself. I made a vow before God to love my wife. I will fulfill that vow...
  5. pescador

    pescador Newbie Supporter

    If I were you I would move to a new place to live. Where I live most people are kind, considerate, and friendly.
  6. Fervent

    Fervent Well-Known Member

    United States
    Yes, and I would be quicker to place the ones who use minced oaths in a malignant manner as being sin than those who lack the vocabulary to express themselves without sounding like a sailor.
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