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Why do people say, "Oh my God!" when they are surprised, even if they are atheis

  1. Hawkers Bazaar profile image59
    Hawkers Bazaarposted 7 years ago

    Why do people say, "Oh my God!" when they are surprised, even if they are atheists?

  2. lex123 profile image69
    lex123posted 7 years ago

    Calling God is the natural instinct when needed.

  3. pocble profile image53
    pocbleposted 7 years ago

    Bcos calling God name make that situation luck more serious at that moment

  4. heavenbound5511 profile image79
    heavenbound5511posted 7 years ago

    We do this out of ignorance!

    "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." - King James Version

    In this context Vain means -Not yielding the desired outcome; fruitless: a vain attempt.Lacking substance or worth: vain talk.

    Why should we be calling His name if were really not praying to Him or asking for help, or even trying to talk to Him? Their isn't faith mixed in the "Oh my God" speech. We are saying the name of God without really being serious about it.- In vain-
    The only forgiveness for this sin is through Jesus.

 
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