Christians can use curse words?

Last updated on October 10th, 2019

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A topic like this would seem to be a no-brainer in Christian culture today, and for most of my life before I became a student of the Word, this had been pretty much a no-brainer to me as well. I really despised when people that proclaimed to be Christians chose to say certain words that I thought shouldn’t be said by a Christian. I’ve always been very put off by it. But then when I thought about the meaning of cursing, I wondered to myself, is what we define as cursing today the same thing that Scripture defines as cursing? Are words/phrases like “ass”, “bastard”, “bitch”, “damn it”, “what the hell”, “fuck”, and “shit” clearly defined by God as sinful words/phrases that should not be uttered, or is cursing according to the Word something different? (more…)

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