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Exodus 20:16

Don’t Lie

The birth of deceit …
I. Hate Falsehood
A. Dishonesty
B. Malice
II. Truth Manifest
A. Ultimate Truth
B. Pervasive Honesty
III. Love Truth
A. Live It
B. Declare It
… the death of deception.

Heidelberg Catechism
Lord’s Day 43

112. Q. What is required in the ninth commandment?
A. I must not give false testimony against anyone,
twist no one’s words, not gossip or slander,
nor condemn or join in condemning anyone
rashly and unheard.
I must avoid all lying and deceit as the devil’s own works,
under penalty of God’s heavy wrath.
In court and everywhere else, I must love the truth,
speak and confess it honestly,
and do what I can to defend and promote my neighbor’s
honor and reputation.