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To fear the LORD is to hate evil. I hate pride, arrogance, evil behavior, and twisted speech. Proverbs 8:13 GW
People can see our purity, knowledge, patience, kindness, the Holy Spirit's presence in our lives, our sincere love, truthfulness, and the presence of God's power. We demonstrate that we are God's servants 11 Corinthians 6:6-8 GW
You must have honest scales and honest dry and liquid measures. Ezekiel 45:10 GW
God is the God of integrity and honor, not one of "the end justifies the means." over and over He demands honesty from those who serve Him.
Every time I don't tell the truth, rationalize, shade or twist truth, take what isn't mine, do and say things that are less than truthful, I not only hurt myself and others, I also I give Christ, His followers and His Way a black eye.
Does my behavior, my words match my profession of faith? Am I honest and truthful? What I do to be more so?
Never steal, lie, or deceive your neighbor. Never swear by my name in order to deceive anyone. This dishonors the name of your God. I am the LORD. Leviticus 19:11-12 GW