28 Bible Verses about Avoiding Deceit
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"A person sins against the LORD by acting treacherously toward his neighbor regarding something entrusted to his care, regarding security for a loan, robbery, if he has oppressed his neighbor,
if he has found something that had been lost and then lied about it, or if he makes a false oath about any of these things, thus committing a sin with respect to these things.
How blessed is the person against whom the LORD does not charge iniquity, and in whose spirit there is no deceit.
A deceitful person will not sit in my house; A liar will not remain in my presence.
Then keep your tongue from doing evil and your lips from spreading lies.
"For the person who wants to love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit.
Don't testify against your neighbor without a cause, and don't lie when you speak.
Never talk deceptively and don't keep company with people whose speech is corrupt.
Therefore, rid yourselves of every kind of evil and deception, hypocrisy, jealousy, and every kind of slander.
You people, how long will you malign my reputation? How long will you love what is vain and what is false? Interlude
The survivors of Israel will not practice lawlessness nor tell lies, nor will a deceitful message be found in their mouths, because they will eat and rest, with no one to cause fear."
Regarding your former way of life, you were taught to strip off your old nature, which is being ruined by its deceptive desires,
After all, we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, and misled. We were slaves to many kinds of lusts and pleasures, spending our days in malice and jealousy. We were despised, and we hated one another.
This is what the king says:
Stop being deceived; God is not to be ridiculed. A person harvests whatever he plants:
Do not let anyone deceive you with meaningless words, for it is because of these things that God becomes angry with those who disobey.
Do not let anyone deceive you in any way, for it will not come unless the rebellion takes place first and the man of sin, who is destined for destruction, is revealed.
Little children, don't let anyone deceive you. The person who practices righteousness is righteous, just as the Messiah is righteous.
I say this so that no one will mislead you with nice-sounding rhetoric.
Keep deception and lies far away from me, and give me neither poverty nor wealth. Feed me with food that I need for today,
LORD, hear my just plea! Pay attention to my cry! Listen to my prayer, since it does not come from lying lips.
For our appeal to you does not spring from deceit, impure motives, or trickery.
through honor and dishonor; through ill repute and good repute; perceived as deceivers and yet true,
I won't speak lies nor will I utter deceit.
See to it that no one enslaves you through philosophy and empty deceit according to human tradition, according to the basic principles of the world, and not according to the Messiah,
"LORD, deliver me from lips that lie and tongues that deceive."
For this is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies, the God of Israel, says: "Don't let the prophets and diviners who are among you deceive you, and don't listen to them when they tell you their dreams.
Furthermore, it will come about at that time that every prophet will become ashamed of his vision as he prophesies. They will wear no rough garments intended to deceive others."
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- Deception, Christians Must Not Practice
- Justice, In Believers' Lives
- Lying And Deceit
- Reaping What You Sow
- Saints Response To Lying
- Shame Of Bad Conduct
- Showing Hypocrisy
- Speaking, Evil
- Warnings Against Deception
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