Be Truthful

By   •   March 2

 

The Bible teaches that purity of conduct includes truthfulness. The Bible teaches that we should be truthful in our representation of ourselves. With what scorn Christ denounced the hypocrisy of the scribes and Pharisees! In the Sermon on the Mount He rebuked all hypocritical giving, praying, and fasting. We should also be truthful in speaking of our past achievements in our particular vocation. God does not ask us to understate the facts-that might even be untruthfulness-but neither does He want us to overrate our achievements or our gifts, either in thought or in speech. A lie is anything contrary to the naked truth.

Prayer for the day

It is so easy, Lord, to embellish the truth. Give me Your wisdom to be completely honest in every phase of my life.

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47 Comments

  1. Haupu Tombing says:

    I khow that Jesus is the Truth, the Way and the Life. Praise the Lord.

  2. J S Way says:

    I am so Grateful for being able to be a new Christian at a Crusade in Portland Oregon at 11 years of age in 1967 Through our Family Church in Lents Oregon.

  3. tammy says:

    Jesus is the way the Truth and the life. I pray that I will be a follower of Christ and learn from the bible and it’s way. Please dear LORD let me get into heaven and be with you forever!

  4. Efosa Oyomire Inegbedion says:

    Thanks so much pastor because often times I have caught myself in overstating or understating the fact.Am so blessed by today’s devotional I know now there is no need to tell a lie.

  5. Ivy Tindog Danieles says:

    It is so easy, Lord, to embellish the truth. Give me Your wisdom to be completely honest in every phase of my life. Amen and Praise the name of our LORD GOD and SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST, Amen .:)

  6. hilariaz kip says:

    Amen

  7. Gedion says:

    God bless you