The Third Commandment states: “You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not leave him unpunished who takes His name in vain” (Exodus 20:7). Although this commandment is typically understood to mean how we use the name of God in our speech, this is not primarily […]
What’s in a word? That depends. If it’s the “wrong” word, it could cost you. Apparently, bad language has become so commonplace in the high schools in Hartford, Connecticut, that drastic steps are being taken. If you’re a student and you allow a “swear word” to leave your mouth and a teacher or administrator hears it, you’ll be out 103 bucks. Quite an expensive word.