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You see, I had a lying problem when I was young. Not just a little white lie here and there, but a massive lying problem. It even got to the point where I tried to convince someone that the sun was really purple, but our eyes were playing tricks on us. It was bad, really bad. Lying defined meand the residue those habits have left has been hard to remove.
It started even before the beginning of the world. In fact, when you look within the pages of the Bible, you see that even the supernatural struggled with telling the truth. That was a terrible, false idea, and his idea got him kicked out of heaven. He became the father of lies and actually used false testimony, or lying, to deceive the first man and woman. After creation, God said it was very good that he created man and woman.
They existed in perfect relationship with him. God gave them tremendous freedoms and only one restriction. What was the restriction? It was here where Satan leveraged his opportunity. But Satan took what was clear and blurred the truth. He knows that if you do it, you will see the real truth, and you will have fresh eyes to see this world for what it is.
That sneaky serpent deceived Eve, she took, she ate, and everything fell apart. Sin and death for mankind entered this world because of the decisions Adam and Eve made. Instead, they believed a lie. When I read these early accounts, I wish I could read them as ancient history that was course-corrected by the men of the future. Unfortunately, I have seen the struggles of history to be struggles of my own life. Bearing false witness is a real struggle that perhaps you have also experienced.
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Specifically, when God gave the people the commandments they were to live by in Exodus, truthfulness was included in them. Social order depends on truth.
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God knew what he was doing when he set up the directive for being honest. He wanted his people to be guided by truth, to reflect himself. He has always desired for Lying Deep - Christian Death - Death Box (Box Set) people to be truth-bearing and truth-telling.
Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another. Paul is writing to Ephesians about their identity in Christ.
Because of salvation that came by grace through faith, the Ephesian Christians were instructed to see their lying as a part of their old self that died when Christ invaded their life. Lying was like old, dirty-smelling gym clothes that Lying Deep - Christian Death - Death Box (Box Set) had cast off, and he was encouraging them not to put those back on.
They were new creations in Jesus, and they needed to put on the new clothes—clothes of truth-telling— that they were given in Christ and by the power of his Spirit. The same is true for Christians today. More than ever, we as Christians need to create true community which is built on trust that is built on truth. Lying will always fracture this foundation. We also need to seek to rebuild the relationships we have with our fellow brothers and sisters in Christ that have been broken by the sin of falsehood.
My encouragement for you today is to not let the struggle of false testimony define you and destroy your relationships. Jesus has made the way for truthful living, and he has given us the power to overcome the struggle by clinging to the Source of all truth: God himself through his truth-giving Word. Jerrod has a Masters degree from Western Seminary and will be pursuing a D. He and his wife Jen have three boys and make it their mission to live out the gospel as they gather and go.
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Poor Nazareth! No mighty works were done there. No peace with God was found there. The people who were angry with Jesus spent the rest of their lives without All throughout scripture, God seems to do the unthinkable, with the most unlikely people, in the most impossible of circumstances.
We need your support! Learn more. Call Follow Unlocking the Bible. Unlocking the Bible P. Box Barrington, IL Call Archive Authors. Put Away the Sin of Lying. September 5, The First Liar In fact, when you look within Girls Names - Trauma Sloth pages of the Bible, you see that even the supernatural struggled with telling the truth.
Our Struggle with Lying When I read these early accounts, I wish I could read them as ancient history that was course-corrected by the men of the future. If I think a person will not like the answer I give to their question, a lie will help me avoid a truthful response. My favorite Μπορεί Και Να Μη Σ Αγαπώ - Δανάη* - Δανάη about truth-telling comes in Ephesians Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another.
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