Name of the Lord in Vain


"Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain"

So would saying OMG out loud or texting this be a mortal sin? Almost everyone, Catholic , Protestant, Jewish that I know says this daily.

Please let me know your opinions. I was taught you can't use God's name to swear upon evil.


I wouldn't think it's a mortal sin, but why do it?


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