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Can Christians cuss?

Postby thatkidakayoungguy » Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:33 pm

I don't like to but I tolerate it and sometimes I slip up.

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Re: Can Christians cuss?

Postby Philip » Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:50 pm

Can Christians cuss?


Well, why don't you put it to a test: Walk across your bedroom in the dark and smash your little pinky toe into the bottom of a bedpost - so violently that it takes your toenail off - trust me, Christians not only CAN but do cuss. And it this case, followed by a lot of self-pitying whimpering. And after a few days, when some clueless big clod steps his whole weight onto that toe missing a nail - yep: @##%!!!***XXXXZZZZAAAhhhhhhhhhhhooooooooooooooohhhhhsssssssshhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhittttttttttttttttttttttttt!!!! Afterward, if you can hop fast enough, someone is probably going to die.

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Re: Can Christians cuss?

Postby thatkidakayoungguy » Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:58 pm

Philip wrote:
Can Christians cuss?


Well, why don't you put it to a test: Walk across your bedroom in the dark and smash your little pinky toe into the bottom of a bedpost - so violently that it takes your toenail off - trust me, Christians not only CAN but do cuss. And it this case, followed by a lot of self-pitying whimpering. And after a few days, when some clueless big clod steps his whole weight onto that toe missing a nail - yep: @##%!!!***XXXXZZZZAAAhhhhhhhhhhhooooooooooooooohhhhhsssssssshhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhittttttttttttttttttttttttt!!!! Afterward, if you can hop fast enough, someone is probably going to die.

No need to, I already have been in similar circumstances.
What I meant to say was, should Christians cuss?

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Re: Can Christians cuss?

Postby RickD » Thu Mar 09, 2017 4:58 pm

thatkidakayoungguy wrote:I don't like to but I tolerate it and sometimes I slip up.

You're young still. When you're old like I am, you'll learn to control yourself, young padawan.

I never use curse words. I have complete control of myself at all times. y:^o
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Re: Can Christians cuss?

Postby Nessa » Thu Mar 09, 2017 6:56 pm

RickD wrote:
thatkidakayoungguy wrote:I don't like to but I tolerate it and sometimes I slip up.

You're young still. When you're old like I am, you'll learn to control yourself, young padawan.

I never use curse words. I have complete control of myself at all times. y:^o

Rick says words like fiddlesticks cos hes old :wheelchair:

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Re: Can Christians cuss?

Postby Nessa » Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:00 pm

The other day, my seven year old told his brother he was gonna kick him in the nuts....

Not exactly a swear word but kinda took me by suprise :shock:

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Re: Can Christians cuss?

Postby thatkidakayoungguy » Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:05 pm

Nessa wrote:The other day, my seven year old told his brother he was gonna kick him in the nuts....

Not exactly a swear word but kinda took me by suprise :shock:

little kids often say such junk. I was no exception.
One time I had a 10 year old girl threaten to saw me when i was 14. I can't remember what i said but ik it wasn't that bad.

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Re: Can Christians cuss?

Postby Nessa » Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:09 pm

Swearing for a Christian is wrong.

I have low self control in this area and often find the F bomb comes out but usually only at home.

When I was a teen, I let the F word slip at my grandparents and my dad really laid into me big time. But he himself always swore. So I guess what restraints me most is thinking about my kids and the bad example Im setting.

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Re: Can Christians cuss?

Postby RickD » Thu Mar 09, 2017 9:06 pm

Nessa wrote:Swearing for a Christian is wrong.

I have low self control in this area and often find the F bomb comes out but usually only at home.

When I was a teen, I let the F word slip at my grandparents and my dad really laid into me big time. But he himself always swore. So I guess what restraints me most is thinking about my kids and the bad example Im setting.

I don't think I need to tell you that's extremely unladylike!
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Re: Can Christians cuss?

Postby Philip » Thu Mar 09, 2017 9:16 pm

My mom grew up on an isolated farm in the middle of nowhere, so she had been very sheltered. To her dying day I never heard her swear - EVER! When I was in third grade, I picked up a nasty little limerick from another kid, which included multiple uses of the F WORD. I had no clue what it meant. So, I asked my sweet, innocent mother, as I couldn't find it in the dictionary :esurprised: :shock: :esurprised: :shock: - I first thought she was gonna have a heart attack. And then I thought she was gonna kill me. And after all her freaking out, I never was told what it meant, but I knew it must be really bad. Actually, I'm not even sure she knew either. :roll: As I'm the oldest, I kind of broke mom into the real world.

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Re: Can Christians cuss?

Postby Stu » Fri Mar 10, 2017 2:26 am

I think that it is a no, Christians shouldn't swear.

I have been dealing with this very problem myself in fact! I used to swear like a sailor but have since toned it down. I hardly ever swear anymore. It just feels more peaceful and better that way. If you were in the presence of Christ would you swear?

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Re: Can Christians cuss?

Postby IceMobster » Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:49 am

Stu wrote:I think that it is a no, Christians shouldn't swear.

I have been dealing with this very problem myself in fact! I used to swear like a sailor but have since toned it down. I hardly ever swear anymore. It just feels more peaceful and better that way.

How? What do you use instead? I feel like I'll never get rid of it. :?
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Re: Can Christians cuss?

Postby Kurieuo » Fri Mar 10, 2017 3:59 am

My daughter never swears, I seriously can't remember even one time. I'd like to claim it's how she's raised, but in actuality she sets a better example for her parents (and her brothers). :P
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Re: Can Christians cuss?

Postby PaulSacramento » Fri Mar 10, 2017 5:21 am

Can we? Yes.
Should we? No.
Do we? Yes.

Remember that the moral tenets of Christianity point to the ideal we strive for YET no where in the bible is this ideal guaranteed just because one is a Christian.

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Re: Can Christians cuss?

Postby Philip » Fri Mar 10, 2017 6:11 am

I almost never swear. Course it's wrong. I only unleash a word if I get extremely angry, so if I let go an F bomb, it's kind of an intense pressure release that seems necessary for a special expression of it. :lol: In our house, it is forbidden. A challenge is, with our teenage boys, foul language is everywhere. Unless extreme, I don't try to censor movies or whatever, as if I took that approach, why would I ever send them to public schools where potty mouths are everywhere? But I tell them, as Christians, we are to be different and clean of speech - not perfect, but intentional in our behavior, character and language. The words that really bother me profane the Lord.


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