Is Lying Ever Permitted?
'The Way' from Kevin Pauley
"You must not steal. You must not act deceptively or lie to one another.” - Leviticus 19:11 HCSB We must be very careful to not allow ourselves to be overly simplistic in our approach to moral dilemmas. For instance, in advocating honesty, Immanuel Kant went so far as to say that if a murderer were to ask where his potential victim was, an honest person would be obligated to tell him! Augustine also said, “…a lie may never be told for the preservation of the temporal life of another.”click to continue reading!
Though He May Die (John 11.25)
'Today's Little Lift' from Jim Bullington
“Death is not optional.” Do you agree with this statement? Well then, how about “Death is optional,” do you agree with this statement? Maybe you agree with both statements. Actually you could agree with both statements and be totally rational since the two statements are not contradictory. How can that be? Today's devotional will answer that question by noting one of the better known events in the New Testament. “Jesus said to her [Martha], 'Your brother [Lazarus] will rise again.' Martha said to Him, 'I know that he will rise again in the
''Winging It' from Stan Smith
I've been reading in John recently and was struck by this: Now a certain man was sick, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. It was the Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment, and wiped His feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick. So the sisters sent word to Him, saying, "Lord, behold, he whom You love is sick." But when Jesus heard this, He said, "This sickness is not to end in death, but for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified by it." Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. So when He
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Esther 5:1-6:13; Psalms 106:24-48; Revelation 14:
the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29