In any sin, deceit is involved. Society considers lying as a whole to be harmless. Everyone does it, so it must be okay, right?
I heard two different people—in the same week—say, 'Truth is relative.' Many people think 'truth' depends on the situation, what is at stake, and who they are.
Most of us have heard the courtroom mantra, "the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth." John Reid, however, applies these criteria to our behavior, showing that many of us shy away from "nothing but the truth"!
God alone possesses truth and we must seek this truth as we would seek precious gems. Pride could be described as disagreement with the truth.
John Ritenbaugh asserts that only a converted person humbles himself before the truth, making a conscientious, unflagging effort to follow the light of evidence, even to the most unwelcome conclusions, resisting desire, passion, and prejudices acquired thr. . .
The veracity of the Scriptures is something we can take to the bank, in essence our only protection against the torrent of deception we face today.
Rejecting the Sabbath or embracing Christmas requires rejecting fundamental biblical truths. If we do not do what Christ did, we cannot claim to follow Christ.
As the presidential campaign grinds on toward the day of the election, everyone agrees that this political season has degraded into one of the meanest in recent memory. ...
In a letter to subscribers, WND.com's David Kupelian writes: "Half way through 2014, it's incredible to behold what has happened to America. ..."
Joe Baity cautions us that we are in the middle of a continual media warfare in which God's truth is challenged with Satan's lies, forcing us, as God's called-out ones, to develop spiritual discernment to penetrate the widespread fog of disinformation perp. . .
John Ritenbaugh, continuing in the series "Why liberals love illegals," reiterates that demonic influence seems to be guiding the ill-conceived decisions courting the favor of Islamic extremists, with the Attorney General Holder absolutely forbid. . .
Richard Ritenbaugh, reflecting on the tragedy of millions of Americans' believing blatant lies proffered by the elite media, politically and culturally motivated to serve as change agents of what they consider a flawed nation, turns to narratology to offer. . .
The world is so full of lying and other forms of deceit that 'bearing false witness' has become a way of life for the vast majority of humanity.
A community can only be established upon a foundation of stability and truth. Our relationships must be based upon God's truth, producing faithfulness.
We must embody truth as did Jesus Christ, absolutely refusing to bear false witness in our words, our behavior, and our cumulative reputation.
Most of ancient Israel, because of their hardened hearts, did not please God. We must reflect on the the ways they stumbled so we can walk differently.
In our relationship with God, we must emphasize principle over pragmatism. If we are led into deception, it is because our carnal nature wanted it that way.
Purpose-driven churches experience exponential growth through tolerating any belief. These churches would sacrifice any doctrine if it stands in the way of growth.
Outcome-based religion holds large membership as its measure of success, believing that the ends justify the means. It avoids doctrine that might divide.
Unlike most Millennials, obsessed with acceptance by their peers, Jesus did not mind being a loner because He loved the things His Father taught.
God's Spirit illumines the truth to the core of our beings. We must exemplify light in our testimony and behavior, anticipating our future glory of the New Jerusalem.
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