Those who lie or swear falsely or deceive in any way prove themselves unreliable or untrustworthy and begin to undermine relationships.
We must take a closer look at ourselves, inviting God into the vetting process, recognizing the difference between what we are and how we present ourselves.
Our world is full of lies, and many are ignorant of just how much deceit is out there. The best way to resist deception is being convicted of the truth.
John Ritenbaugh, reflecting on a recent poll asking the respondents who they trusted the least, revealed that lawyers, used car salesmen, and politicians (who are largely lawyers) filled the top three spots. Truth telling is rare in those holding office today, as is seen in the behavior of the current President, who has not been …
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.
We cannot measure how much evil the tongue has perpetrated, for falsehoods disguised as truth have destroyed reputations and even nations.
The Gibeonites fashioned masterful disguises and played their parts exactly right to achieve their goal. God warns us about deception because it works!
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.
John Ritenbaugh, reflecting on the pandemic of mendacious news from elite media outlets, suggests that believing any of it is like dipping a bucket into a contaminated well. Commentator Mark Levin, in his latest book Unfreedom of the Press, maintains that the entire print and electronic journalism industry is has grown so …
We must be very careful about ascribing human behavior—and especially human sin—to God, concluding that it must be God's will, or it would be different.
Godly principles are timeless, and though the application may not be the same, honest weights and scales are still crucial for a smooth and peaceful society.
Satan deceives by mixing truth with and falsehood, promoting cultural pagans or tares among the wheat or members of the church of God.
We can steal by burglary, larceny, embezzlement, robbery, shoplifting, or plagiarizing. We can defraud, hold up, lift, loot, pinch, pilfer, snatch and swindle.
The Gibeonites' pretense of coming from a distant land resulted in their slavery. Yet, through their influence, they contributed to Israel's destruction.