Why is God’s Name is treated so disrespectfully?
I suspect it probably has a lot to do with the way religious people’s behavior. If people acted with more reverence, God’s Name would be more hallowed and sanctified, but today we see that it is quite the opposite.
Rabbinic legend has it that the world shook when God told the Israelites not to falsely use His Name. The allegorical and moral significance of this statement ought to be clear especially in light of what happened to our nation on September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center. Jihadist Islamic fanatics believe that their faith entitles and commands them to inflict pain and death upon any non-believer who refuses to accept their doctrine of religion. Continue reading “Why is God’s Name is treated so disrespectfully?”