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What does the Bible say about honesty?



    
    

Clarify Share Report Asked July 01 2013 Mini Anonymous (via GotQuestions)

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
Honesty is truthfulness. An honest person has the habit of making accurate, trustworthy statements about life, self, others and God. An honest person represents himself just as he is and tells othe...

July 01 2013 4 responses Vote Up Share Report


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Mini Ni Jay Researcher into human reasoning
A very straight forward and simple statement from our Lord.

"Simply let your 'yes' be 'yes' and your 'No', 'No'; anything beyond this comes from the evil one" (Matthew 5:37).

This can be a huge struggle in highly corrupt political environments in which we operate today where spin has come to replace the truth. However, that is the challenge that the Lord has set us.

May 11 2016 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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My picture Jack Gutknecht ABC/DTS graduate, guitar music ministry Baptist church
To do what is right and just is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.
Proverbs 21:3

Someone once said, "Some are honest only because they have never had opportunity to be dishonest."
But there is a better way.

One of my favorite verses about honesty is Philippians 4:8 --King James Version (KJV) " Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things."

October 09 2021 0 responses Vote Up Share Report


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