Category Archives: Lying

Two Times When God Blessed Lying (post 2 of 2)

The Jews, led by Joshua, were at last ready to cross over the Jordan river and start claiming Canaan, the land that God had given them. The problem was that various races of people had been entrenched in that land … Continue reading

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Two Times When God Blessed Lying (post 1 of 2)

Egypt’s new Pharaoh was dealing with what he believed was a national crisis. Years earlier, a race of non-Egyptians — Jews to be precise — had settled in Egypt and had since multiplied so prolifically that they had become a … Continue reading

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The Lord God of Truth

Series: “The Names of God” (post #5) Here’s a trivia question for you. In our English translations of the Bible, what were the last words that Jesus spoke while hanging on the cross? Were they? A. “Father, into Your hands … Continue reading

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Getting Right About Being Wrong

He who covers his sins will not prosper, But whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy. (Proverbs 28:13, N.K.J.V.) A businessman stopped at a restaurant and ordered a cup of coffee. The waitress didn’t even try to disguise her … Continue reading

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Lies & Dishonest Scales

Two college boys foolishly spent the week before their final Physics exam drinking and partying at their off-campus apartment. They didn’t sober up until the morning of the exam, and that’s when it dawned on them how much trouble they … Continue reading

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“Nobody Killed Me. I Had a Wreck.”

Twenty-five-year-old Jamie Peavy had a job working at a barbecue restaurant. One day, after work, she got in her pickup and drove to meet a friend. She tried a new route that day, thinking it would be a shortcut. What … Continue reading

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A Lesson From Nob

Even those who criticize the Bible have to admit that it doesn’t shy away from painting its characters warts and all. Is Noah the man of obedience and faith who saved the human race from extinction? Yes (Genesis chapters 6-8). … Continue reading

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