Getting Honest About Being Truthful

Learning To Be Full Of Grace And Truth.

In my last few posts on how love is shown by truthfulness we looked at how being truthful and trustworthy (or not being so) was illustrated in the lives of Eli, Samuel, and Saul. How about you? Do you identify more with Eli and Saul, or with Samuel? How much can God trust you with?

One of the most important things we need to do as the body of Christ, is to cultivate the atmosphere where it is safe to be truthful. Let me tell you what I mean by that. By “safe” I don’t mean we need to be only being truthful about things that are pleasant and easy. What I mean is we need to make it safe for people to be honest about their hurts, their pains, their struggles, and their sins. We need to have a place where we can be honest and people will be…

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