I read this Scripture today and I had never heard it:
"An honest answer is like a kiss on the lips." ~ Proverbs 24:26
To be totally honest, I haven't had a kiss on the lips in awhile. But that's ok. I do remember them! LOL Aren't kisses on the lips sweet and soft? If a kiss on the lips is like an honest answer, lies are not sweet and soft!
This just jumped out at me this morning.
Why are people so dishonest?
I absolutely, totally, 100% dislike lies. Of any type.
I would rather you hurt my feelings or make me angry than lie to me.
I have been lied to and hurt so much that this is not a struggle for me. Sometimes, I am probably too honest. I just think it's better to be too honest than to lie.
Is dishonesty something you struggle with?
If you claim to be a Christ follower, there are several things that should not be done anymore. Lying is one of them. Colossians 3 explains in verses 1 - 14, but I only want to share part of it: