Some of our mothers have been severely affected people not telling the truth. It used to be that your word was "gospel". One lie will need 12 more to cover up the first. It is much easier to tell the truth, because you can remember that. We will be adding much more to this page. If you have been directly injured because someone lied, please send in your story.
The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment. Pro 12:19
Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart. Pro 3:3
He that speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit. Pro 12:17
Answers From every avenue of life, society offers Answers to our questions and concerns.
Economists, politicians, theologists, lawyers, Accountants, psychologists, motivators and a Host of others say; 'This way, this is the way To solve
It is almost an axiom that the motives of most Of these authorities are colored by personal Agendas, however, many have a pure motive and Much wisdom.
Nevertheless, their truth is not our truth, no Matter how close.
Once we have all the facts and guidance available From the sources we trust, we must sift these answers Through the pure filter of our own Inner Guide to Find the direction that is true for us. (John McIntosh)
And what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God.. Micah 6:8
There is gold, and abundance of costly stones; but the lips of knowledge are a precious jewel. Proverbs 20:15
That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, 2Th 2:12
If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. 1Jo 1:8
None calleth for justice, nor any pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity. Isa 59:4
The law of truth was in his mouth, and iniquity was not found in his lips: Mal 2:6
"And you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free. " John 8:32 (NRSV)
Dear God! Please let me set aside all I think I know, so I can have a new experience. Please help me see the truth! (Thomas Merton)
Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love truth. Joseph Joubert
And Delilah said unto Samson, Behold, thou hast mocked me, and told me lies: now tell me, I pray thee, wherewith thou mightest be bound. Jdg 16:10
Blessed is that man that maketh the LORD his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies. Psa 40:4
The wicked are estranged from the womb: they go astray as soon as they be born, speaking lies. Psa 58:3
A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren. Pro 6:19
A faithful witness will not lie: but a false witness will utter lies. Pro 14:5
A true witness delivereth souls: but a deceitful witness speaketh lies. Pro 14:25
A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape. Pro 19:5
Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; 1Cr 13:6
Do they not err that devise evil? but mercy and truth shall be to them that devise good. Pro 14:22
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