Deception, Christians Must Not Practice
Most Relevant Verses
So rid yourselves of all malice, all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and all slander.
Who may ascend the mountain of the Lord?
Who may stand in His holy place? The one who has clean hands and a pure heart,
who has not set his mind on what is false,
and who has not sworn deceitfully.
The remnant of Israel will no longer
do wrong or tell lies;
a deceitful tongue will not be found
in their mouths.
But they will pasture and lie down,
with nothing to make them afraid.
God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.”
Therefore, let us observe the feast, not with old yeast or with the yeast of malice and evil but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.
Since you put away lying, Speak the truth, each one to his neighbor, because we are members of one another.
Do not lie to one another, since you have put off the old self with its practices
For theone who wants to love life
and to see good days
must keep his tongue from evil
and his lips from speaking deceit,