Sunday Messages

Sun, Feb 27, 2011

Respecting God

The importance of respecting God in the use of His name is addressed in the third commandment. Learn how to honor God in your speech and to train your children to do likewise.
Duration:24 mins 15 secs

Respecting God

Building Strong Families – Part 3

Life Church February 27, 2011

Pastor Dan Walker




Exodus 20:7 (NIV) You shall not misuse the name of the LORD your God, for the LORD will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name.




Revelation 11:18 (NIV) The time has come for rewarding those who reverence your name, both small and great.




1. Ways God’s name can be ____________

A. Using God’s name to ____________________

Ephesians 5:4 (NIV) Nor should there be obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, which are out of place, but rather thanksgiving.




B. Using God’s name to ___________________

Jeremiah 23:31 (NIV) Yes," declares the LORD, "I am against the prophets who wag their own tongues and yet declare, 'The LORD declares.'




C. Using God’s name to ____________________

Titus 1:16a (NIV) They claim to know God, but by their actions they deny him.




D. Using God’s name _____________________

Isaiah 29:13a (NIV) The Lord says: "These people come near to me with their mouth and honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me.”




Matthew 6:7 (NIV) And when you pray, do not keep on babbling like pagans, for they think they will be heard because of their many words.

2. How can I use God’s name _________________?


A. _______________ God’s name continually

Psalm 29:2 (NIV) Ascribe to the LORD the glory due his name; worship the LORD in the splendor of his holiness.




Psalm 9:10 (NIV) Those who know your name will trust in you.




B. _______________ God’s name clearly

2 Corinthians 5:20 (NLT) So we are Christ’s ambassadors; God is making his appeal through us. We speak for Christ when we plead, “Come back to God!”




Psalm 5:11b (NIV) Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you.




C. ________________ on God’s name completely

Psalm 33:21 (NIV) In him our hearts rejoice, for we trust in his holy name.




John 14:14 (NIV) You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it.




Acts 4:12 (NIV) Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved.




Luke 6:45b (NIV) For out of the overflow of his heart his mouth speaks.