Lying Is Plastic

Are you a reliable person? Are you someone that people trust to always tell the truth? Speaking the truth is incredibly important for anyone pursuing the Christian life. Jeff Cavins addresses the idea of lying being plastic. He discusses the impact of lying and the importance of speaking the truth at all times.

Snippet from the Show
“Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, but those who act faithfully are his delight” (Proverbs 12:22)


Shownotes

Quotation from William Shenstone

“A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.”

Leviticus 19:11-12

“You shall not steal, nor deal falsely, nor lie to one another. And you shall not swear by my name falsely, and so profane the name of your God: I am the Lord.”

Proverbs 12:22

“Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, but those who act faithfully are his delight.”

Proverbs 14:5

“A faithful witness does not lie, but a false witness breathes out lies.”

John 8:44-45

“You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do with the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks according to his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of lies. But, because I tell the truth, you do not believe me.”

Quotation from Friedrich Nietzsche

“I’m not upset that you lied to me; I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.”

Colossians 3:9-10

“Do not lie to one another, seeing that you have put off the old nature with its practices and have put on the new nature, which is being renewed in knowledge after the image of its creator.”

Matthew 12:34

“Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.”

Proverbs 18:21

“Life and death are in the power of the tongue.”

Proverbs 15:28

“The mind of the righteous ponders how to answer, but the mouth of the wicked pours out evil things.”

Psalm 141:3

“Set a guard over my mouth, O LORD, keep watch over the door of my lips!”

Check out Jeff’s episode on “Lying and Hiding the Truth Prudently” HERE


Resources 

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Meet Your Host: Jeff Cavins

Jeff Cavins is passionate about helping people understand Scripture and become disciples of Jesus Christ. Though he was born Catholic, Jeff went to Bible school and served as a protestant minister for twelve years before reverting to the Catholic Faith. Jeff then received his MA in Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville. Since then, he has become a leading Catholic evangelist and author.

Jeff created The Bible Timeline learning system, which revolutionized Catholic Bible Study for millions of Catholics. Since its introduction, Jeff has developed The Great Adventure series of Bible studies to help people better understand Sacred Scripture and its meaning for their lives. 

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