Is saying the Lord's name in vain in your mind a sin?

For example some sentence that violates the 4th commandment appears in your head. A sin? Or other example that you are talking to yourself and taking the lord’s name in vain in your head while talking to yourself. A sin?


Yes…I’d rather hear the F-bomb, than hear someone use the Lord’s name in vain. I’d even probably use it before I took the Lord’s name in vain.

Yes, in our thoughts and in our words, in what we have done and failed to do…

Here’s a tip. Many of the ways we English speakers use His name in vain used to be legitimate ejaculatory prayers. So retrain yourself to use them as prayers. That’s what I did.

I know this may sound crazy, but what about if someone writes His name in vain and then you read it?

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