Tag Archives: Honesty


July 29, 2014

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A scale only compares against standard measurements

A scale only compares against standard measurements

The Lord hates dishonest scales, but he is pleased with honest weights – Proverbs 11:1 NCV

When one takes a measurement of something, she is only comparing the object against another. When we react to our environment, we mentally gauge everything we see, hear and do against some other standard in that exact same way.

Baseball sized hail is dangerous. A baseball sized scoop of ice cream is not quite enough.

When you find yourself justifying a decision you are about to make, do you measure it against the standards of men or of God?

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Secrets and Stories

June 15, 2013

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The honest person will live in safety,
but the dishonest will be caught. – Proverbs 10:9

Lying to God is a waste of time and the account of Ananias and Sapphira (Acts 5:1-10) is a clear example. If you have been keeping a secret, telling a half-truth, omitting the full story, even out-and-out lying, ask yourself the same thing Peter asked them …


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