“What does it mean that Satan is the father of lies (John 8:44)?”……Speaking to a group of Jews, Jesus says, “You belong to your father, the devil, and you want to carry out your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth in him. […]

“What does the Bible say about lying? Is lying a sin?”……The Bible is clear that lying is a sin and is displeasing to God. The first sin in this world involved a lie told to Eve. The Ten Commandments given to Moses includes “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor” (Exodus 20:16).……In the […]

“Is there such a thing as absolute truth / universal truth?”……In order to understand absolute or universal truth, we must begin by defining truth. Truth, according to the dictionary, is “conformity to fact or actuality; a statement proven to be or accepted as true.” Some people would say that there is no true reality, only […]

“What is truth?”……Answer: Jesus said that He is the truth John 14:66 Jesus told him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one can come to the Father except through me. Almost two thousand years ago, Truth was put on trial and judged by people who were devoted to lies. In fact, Truth faced […]

“Why did God kill Ananias and Sapphira for lying?”……The story of Ananias and Sapphira is found in Acts 5, and it is a sad story, indeed. It actually begins at the end of chapter 4 with the description of the early church in Jerusalem, a group of believers so filled with the Holy Spirit that […]

What is truth? When speaking of truth, readers of the Bible often first think of Pilate’s question to Jesus in John 18:38: “What is truth?” Still today, many wrestle with whether there is anything that is absolutely true or false or whether truth even exists.……A simple definition of truth is to define it as something […]

“Is it ever right to lie?”……The Bible nowhere presents an instance where lying is considered to be the right thing to do. The ninth commandment prohibits bearing false witness (Exodus 20:16). Proverbs 6:16-19 lists “a lying tongue” and “a false witness who pours out lies” as two of the seven abominations to the Lord. Love […]