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WHAT’S IN A NAME?

Ten Values That Build Strong Families

The Second Commandment

7 “Never use the name of the Lord your God carelessly. The Lord will make sure that anyone who carelessly uses his name will be punished.”[1] (Exodus 20:7)

The Second Commandment

[God’s Name]

You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God.

What does this mean? We should fear and love God so that we do not curse, swear, use satanic arts, lie, or deceive by His name, but call upon it in every trouble, pray, praise, and give thanks.[2]

I.       What’s in a Name?

A.     Reputation

B.     Character

C.     Authority

II.     How Is God’s name misused?

A.     Using God’s name to _____________

15 “Also tell the Israelites: Those who treat their God with contempt (NIV curse God) will be punished for their sin. 16 But those who curse the Lord’s name must be put to death. (GW Leviticus 24:15-16a)

9 With our tongues we praise our Lord and Father. Yet, with the same tongues we curse people, who were created in God’s likeness. 10 Praise and curses come from the same mouth. My brothers and sisters, this should not happen! (GW James 3:9-10)

B.     Using God’s name to______________

2 If a man makes a vow to the Lord that he will do something or swears an oath that he won’t do something, he must not break his word. He must do everything he said he would do. (GW Numbers 30:2)

12 Never swear by my name in order to deceive anyone. This dishonors the name of your God. I am the Lord. (GW Leviticus 19:12)

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

Ten Values That Build Strong Families

The Second Commandment

7 “Never use the name of the Lord your God carelessly. The Lord will make sure that anyone who carelessly uses his name will be punished.”1 (Exodus 20:7)

The Second Commandment

[God’s Name]

You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God.

What does this mean? We should fear and love God so that we do not curse, swear, use satanic arts, lie, or deceive by His name, but call upon it in every trouble, pray, praise, and give thanks.2

I.       What’s in a Name?

A.     Reputation

B.     Character

C.     Authority

II.     How Is God’s name misused?

A.     Using God’s name to _____________

15 “Also tell the Israelites: Those who treat their God with contempt (NIV curse God) will be punished for their sin. 16 But those who curse the Lord’s name must be put to death. (GW Leviticus 24:15-16a)

9 With our tongues we praise our Lord and Father. Yet, with the same tongues we curse people, who were created in God’s likeness. 10 Praise and curses come from the same mouth. My brothers and sisters, this should not happen! (GW James 3:9-10)

B.     Using God’s name to______________

2 If a man makes a vow to the Lord that he will do something or swears an oath that he won’t do something, he must not break his word. He must do everything he said he would do. (GW Numbers 30:2)

12 Never swear by my name in order to deceive anyone. This dishonors the name of your God. I am the Lord. (GW Leviticus 19:12)

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

Ten Values That Build Strong Families

The Second Commandment

7 “Never use the name of the Lord your God carelessly. The Lord will make sure that anyone who carelessly uses his name will be punished.”1 (Exodus 20:7)

The Second Commandment

[God’s Name]

You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God.

What does this mean? We should fear and love God so that we do not curse, swear, use satanic arts, lie, or deceive by His name, but call upon it in every trouble, pray, praise, and give thanks.2

I.       What’s in a Name?

A.     Reputation

B.     Character

C.     Authority

II.     How Is God’s name misused?

A.     Using God’s name to _____________

15 “Also tell the Israelites: Those who treat their God with contempt (NIV curse God) will be punished for their sin. 16 But those who curse the Lord’s name must be put to death. (GW Leviticus 24:15-16a)

9 With our tongues we praise our Lord and Father. Yet, with the same tongues we curse people, who were created in God’s likeness. 10 Praise and curses come from the same mouth. My brothers and sisters, this should not happen! (GW James 3:9-10)

B.     Using God’s name to______________

2 If a man makes a vow to the Lord that he will do something or swears an oath that he won’t do something, he must not break his word. He must do everything he said he would do. (GW Numbers 30:2)

12 Never swear by my name in order to deceive anyone. This dishonors the name of your God. I am the Lord. (GW Leviticus 19:12)


!! C.     Using God’s name for _____________  ________

10 You must never…practice black magic, be a fortuneteller, witch, or sorcerer, 11 cast spells, ask ghosts or spirits for help, or consult the dead. 12 Whoever does these things is disgusting to the Lord. (GW Deuteronomy 18:10-12)

D.     Using God’s name to ______ and to ______________

32 Be sure to do everything I command you. Never add anything to it or take anything away from it. (GW Deuteronomy 12:32)

9 Their worship of me is pointless, because their teachings are rules made by humans. (GW Matthew 15:9)

8 ‘These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. (GW Matthew 15:8)

III.    How is God’s name used correctly?

A.     ________ upon His name in every ______________

15 Call on me in times of trouble.  I will rescue you, and you will honor me. (GW Psalm 50:15)

B.     ________, ____________, and ________ ____________

23 If you ask the Father for anything in my name, he will give it to you. (GW John 16:23)

1 Praise the Lord, my soul!  Praise his holy name, all that is within me. (GW Psalm 103:1)

20 Always thank God the Father for everything in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.  (GW Ephesians 5:20)

IV.   The good news about the name of Jesus.

A.     Jesus’ name gives us ____________!

31 But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.  (John 20:31)[3]

B.     Jesus’ name ____________________!

12 Only Jesus has the power to save! His name is the only one in all the world that can save anyone. (Acts 4:12) [4]

C.     Using God’s name for _____________  ________

10 You must never…practice black magic, be a fortuneteller, witch, or sorcerer, 11 cast spells, ask ghosts or spirits for help, or consult the dead. 12 Whoever does these things is disgusting to the Lord. (GW Deuteronomy 18:10-12)

D.     Using God’s name to ______ and to ______________

32 Be sure to do everything I command you. Never add anything to it or take anything away from it. (GW Deuteronomy 12:32)

9 Their worship of me is pointless, because their teachings are rules made by humans. (GW Matthew 15:9)

8 ‘These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. (GW Matthew 15:8)

III.    How is God’s name used correctly?

A.     ________ upon His name in every ______________

15 Call on me in times of trouble.  I will rescue you, and you will honor me. (GW Psalm 50:15)

B.     ________, ____________, and ________ ____________

23 If you ask the Father for anything in my name, he will give it to you. (GW John 16:23)

1 Praise the Lord, my soul!  Praise his holy name, all that is within me. (GW Psalm 103:1)

20 Always thank God the Father for everything in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.  (GW Ephesians 5:20)

IV.   The good news about the name of Jesus.

A.     Jesus’ name gives us ____________!

31 But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.  (John 20:31)3

B.     Jesus’ name ____________________!

12 Only Jesus has the power to save! His name is the only one in all the world that can save anyone. (Acts 4:12) 4

C.     Using God’s name for _____________  ________

10 You must never…practice black magic, be a fortuneteller, witch, or sorcerer, 11 cast spells, ask ghosts or spirits for help, or consult the dead. 12 Whoever does these things is disgusting to the Lord. (GW Deuteronomy 18:10-12)

D.     Using God’s name to ______ and to ______________

32 Be sure to do everything I command you. Never add anything to it or take anything away from it. (GW Deuteronomy 12:32)

9 Their worship of me is pointless, because their teachings are rules made by humans. (GW Matthew 15:9)

8 ‘These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. (GW Matthew 15:8)

III.    How is God’s name used correctly?

A.     ________ upon His name in every ______________

15 Call on me in times of trouble.  I will rescue you, and you will honor me. (GW Psalm 50:15)

B.     ________, ____________, and ________ ____________

23 If you ask the Father for anything in my name, he will give it to you. (GW John 16:23)

1 Praise the Lord, my soul!  Praise his holy name, all that is within me. (GW Psalm 103:1)

20 Always thank God the Father for everything in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.  (GW Ephesians 5:20)

IV.   The good news about the name of Jesus.

A.     Jesus’ name gives us ____________!

31 But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.  (John 20:31)3

B.     Jesus’ name ____________________!

12 Only Jesus has the power to save! His name is the only one in all the world that can save anyone. (Acts 4:12) 4


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[1]God’s Word to the Nations Bible Society, (Grand Rapids, MI: World Publishing) 1997.

[2]Luther, Martin, Luther’s Small Catechism with Explanation, (Saint Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House) 1998 c1986.

1 God’s Word to the Nations Bible Society, (Grand Rapids, MI: World Publishing) 1997.

2 Luther, Martin, Luther’s Small Catechism with Explanation, (Saint Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House) 1998 c1986.

1 God’s Word to the Nations Bible Society, (Grand Rapids, MI: World Publishing) 1997.

2 Luther, Martin, Luther’s Small Catechism with Explanation, (Saint Louis, MO: Concordia Publishing House) 1998 c1986.

[3]The New International Version, (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House) 1984.

[4]The Contemporary English [computer file], electronic ed., Logos Library System, (Nashville: Thomas Nelson) 1997, c1995 by the American Bible Society.

3 The New International Version, (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House) 1984.

4 The Contemporary English [computer file], electronic ed., Logos Library System, (Nashville: Thomas Nelson) 1997, c1995 by the American Bible Society.

3 The New International Version, (Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Publishing House) 1984.

4 The Contemporary English [computer file], electronic ed., Logos Library System, (Nashville: Thomas Nelson) 1997, c1995 by the American Bible Society.

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