Truthful lips endure forever,Proverbs 12:19-20, 22
but a lying tongue lasts only a moment.
Deceit is in the hearts of those who plot evil,
but those who promote peace have joy.
The Lord detests lying lips,
but He delights in people who are trustworthy.
We face many lies in society and sadly sometimes in the church today. Some are more obvious than others. I was listening to a podcast recently that talked about lies and slander. The comment was made that compliments given via manipulation are really lies. We need to have honest motives behind everything we do.
I need to continue to take myself back to Scripture to see what God has for me. As I pray and humble myself before God, He will guide me towards truth. I will be more equipped to recognize lies and better prepared to handle the challenges surrounding the lies.
Dear Heavenly Father, thank You for the truth in Your Word. Please guide me to truth every day in every interaction. I want to be a beacon of truth. Please help me to encourage others to do the same.
I pray this in Jesus’ name.
God is so good.