Deception, Christians Must Not Practice
Most Relevant Verses
Therefore, rid yourselves of every kind of evil and deception, hypocrisy, jealousy, and every kind of slander.
Who may ascend the mountain of the LORD? Who may stand in his Holy Place? The one who has innocent hands and a pure heart; the person who does not delight in what is false and does not swear an oath deceitfully.
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."
God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth."
So let's keep celebrating the festival, neither with old yeast nor with yeast that is evil and wicked, but with yeast-free bread that is both sincere and true.
Therefore, stripping off falsehood, "let each of us speak the truth to his neighbor," for we belong to one another.
Do not lie to one another, for you have stripped off the old nature with its practices
"For the person who wants to love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit.