It is so much easier to tell the truth than it is to tell a lie. In-fact it is virtually impossible to tell a lie and pull one off without being found out…my kids can attest to this hypothesis…In-fact they think I am human lie detector.
In some ways I guess they are right…My Father gifted me with the gift of discernment. From out of nowhere this sense of “something’s not right” comes over me and I become a little nauseated when someone is telling me an untruth.
Recently a friend was in a dilemma and asked me “what do I tell them?” My reply was “try the truth!!!”
Being truthful is a choice. Like any attribute of a Believer’s life, integrity can release blessings if you choose to live a life based on truth. The Bible says, “The man of integrity walks securely, but he who takes crooked paths will be found out” (Proverbs 10:9, NIV)
Oh, and just for the record…there is no such thing as a “Little White Lie”. It is what it is….A LIE!!! If you tell one then you have to tell another and before you know it, you are burdened with the task of remembering who you told what…The Snowball Effect.
Yes, there may be consequences for telling the truth and may even be a little uncomfortable but…