Things the God of Love Hates…(Part Two)


     “A lying tongue” (Proverbs 6:16-17). 

     Nothing is more blatant proof of a child of the devil than a lying tongue, because Satan is a liar and the father of lies (John 8:44).

     Falsehood in all its forms—slander, blasphemy, gossip, talebearing, lying, “half-truths”, libel, cheating, hypocrisy, fake news, etc.—is the antithesis of Jehovah, the One who cannot even be tempted to sin (James 1:13).  This utter holiness is what makes God and His word utterly, absolutely, completely, thoroughly, most assuredly trustworthy.

     A tree is known by its fruits (Matthew 7:15, 20).  Those things which proceed out of your mouth come from your heart (Matthew 15:18). 

     Is the fruit of your lips pure or poisoned with falsehood?

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