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I was wonder if saying 'God' is saying the name in vain, is 'Christ' saying his name is vain as well?

Some of my friends and I say Christ instead of God, and I was wondering if that was still in vain.
Ex: Christ, I hate homework.
Vs: God, I hate homework.

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Does it really matter? I dont really see what is so bad about it

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What's so bad about it is this: God said don't do it...
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so?
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It technically is using God's name in vain, yes.

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No, not at all. There are many things you can be saying. Saying god and christ like that are more or less just sayings of habit that really mean nothing. If you are intentionally trying to say something bad by using those words, then yes, that would possibly be in vain. Other than that, they're just a habit of using words.

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need to change the habit. God does not like it...
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A habit that every one needs to CHANGE
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Nah, the word god is just an ordinary word anyway. But I'm pretty sure there are lots of gods that don't like it so yours will just have to bear with the others.
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Yes

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yes it is techniclly

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I don't like saying it. I think its disrespectful. But I can't no judgement on others for saying it.

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Yeah. In the Christian religion, saying any form of "God" (Jesus, Christ, God) in a non-respectful manner is considered to be bad.

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I would only say either of those words in a very reverent way! the examples you used don't seem even close to reverent...

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Yes... Depending how 'Christian you are'

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no - God said don't do it, whether you're "Christian" or not...
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well everyone does it I don't think god gets offended

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... because "everyone" does it?
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Yes, you are taking His name in vain. Exodus 20:7 "Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain; for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain."

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Using either name, unless praying or talking to Him, is using His name in vain, and is against what the bible teaches.

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Why even worry about it? It's obviously just a technicality to you.

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Yes, God and Christ are the same person, so if you're not calling His name when you're praying, then that's considered as using His name in vain.

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Its using our savior's name in vain just like its taking our fathercs name in vain.

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Unless you are using any of these names in prayer, praise or true thanksgiving...... It IS using His name UNWISELY(in vain).YES!
OMG (secular) has now become
ONE MIGHTY GOD( praise) for the Christian!

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OMG - Love it!
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Well, since the original commandment was a Jewish commandment, I think you may as well get a Jewish view. God's name is not God. Obviously I can't say it, but if you look in a Jewish prayer book, you would see the name. God is just an English term for a deity.

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