• Warning about False Prophets

    Warning about False Prophets

    Jesus warned that false prophets would arise who would perform great signs and wonders. What does Jesus mean by this description? The word “great” holds two meanings. One of them describes quality, like a great meal, tasteful as well as healthful. It also means quantity, abundance. Thus, a great meal can include the quality of […]

  • False Prophets are Dangerous

    False Prophets are Dangerous

    False prophets are dangerous to the helpless and gullible. For centuries, they have fooled multitudes to follow their errors. No one can calculate the damage false prophets have inflicted upon not just Christians but also non-Christians. The Bible records their presence and popularity even though it provides ample warnings against them. Jesus issued prominent warnings […]

  • Denying Your Beliefs

    Denying Your Beliefs

    God does not want His people to mask their beliefs. He takes insult when a Christian denies Him in front of others. In Matthew 10:33, it is written: “But whoever denies me before men, I also will deny before my Father who is in heaven.” 1 John 2:22 states: “Who is the liar but he […]

  • Casual Promises

    Casual Promises

    A person who says “yes” or “no” within the context of a promise, yet does not really mean these words is being deceitful. Leading others to believe that you are committed to your promise, when in fact you are not, is a form of lying. This lie becomes consolidated the moment the promise is broken. […]

  • Valuing Acceptance vs. Own Principles

    Valuing Acceptance vs. Own Principles

    In order to adhere to the 9th commandment, one is required to be authentic about his or her beliefs. People who lie about their beliefs give false testimony about themselves. They use deceit in order to appear differently to other people. In the world we live in today, it is quite common for Christian people […]

  • Breaking of a Promise

    Breaking of a Promise

    Another violation of the 9th commandment is the breaking of a promise. When you promise to do something, this must be followed through. Otherwise you will have testified falsely by stating an intent and plan to act, yet not actually doing so. In the Bible, there are several accounts that speak against false promises. In […]