Do not swear, either by things in the heavens, or on earth, but let youe yes be yes and your no be no.
What is using God’s name in vain? Let’s look at what the bible has to say about this topic.
You must not use the name of the Lord your God to make empty promises. If you do, the Lord will not let you go unpunished. Exodus 20:7
So have you promised anything to anyone using the name of the Lord and then went on with life not fulfilling the promise you made? If you did then go fulfill the promise you made because as you can see God does not take this lightly, he even has a verse just on making promises. It says this:
You have heard that it was said to our people long ago, ‘When you make a vow, you must not break your promise. Keep the vows that you make to the Lord. But I tell you, when you make a promise, don’t try to make…
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