Preaching Connection: 7th Commandment

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The Giving and Taking of Life

“Shortly after his great Dictionary was published, Samuel Johnson was approached at a social gathering by a lady of fashion. ‘My dear Doctor Johnson,’ she said, ‘I do commend you on your magnificent dictionary. What I especially appreciated,’ she confided, ‘was that you did not include any of those vulgar or obscene words.’ ‘Oh, Madam!’...