Should the Church Speak to Swearing and “Lets Go Brandon?” (Ep. 47)

November 27, 2021

“Let’s Go Brandon!” has become a popular rallying cry among the political right. How did a euphemism for an obscene phrase directed specifically at President Biden come to be seen as acceptable speech among Christians? Is it because Donald Trump’s love of coarse language had such a big impact on our culture and our standards or do Americans just love crude discourse? For those who care about these things, is there an objective standard for how Christians should speak?
In this episode, we’ll discuss idle words, coarse talk, obscene language, and how God’s word lays out clear principles for thinking about our words and how we should show honor to those who are in authority.

Paul Washer Shocking Youth Message –


The Conquering Truth, Episode 47
Listen to the audio version here:

00:00 Why words matter
08:41 Tump and Changing Standards
20:07 Lets Go Brandon
28:54 The Bible on Profanity
31:15 Does the Bible Contain Profanity?
38:36 What About Luther?
41:36 Right Use of Words
49:09 Minced Oaths
53:31 Rudeness

Production of Reformation Baptist Church of Youngsville, NC
Hosts – Dan Horn, Jonathan Sides, Charles Churchill and Joshua Horn
Technical Director – Timothy Kaiser
Theme Music – Gabriel Hudelson

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