The third commandment in Exodus 20:7 says, “You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain..” There has been some discussing about this among my Facebook friends recently and I thought I would share my thoughts too.
In the discussions, one person pointed out that when they wrote OMG they meant “Oh my gosh.” I looked up in the dictionary what the word gosh meant and it says that it is an euphemistic alternative of God. Well, that really cleared things up for me. I don’t know what euphemistic means. I looked that up too.
Basically what I found out was that it is just a mild way to say another word so as not to offend. So it really doesn’t matter if you meant God or gosh it is the same thing.
I’m just saying….