If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. For my mouth shall speak truth; and wickedness is an abomination to my lips. Because we know the truth, we must be people characterized by love (John 13:34–35; 15:1–17). Speaking Truth Evil Speaking Lies Lying Body Of Christ, The Church Unity, Of God's People Deceit, Practice Of Therefore, laying aside falsehood, speak truth each one of you with his neighbor , for we are members of one another. 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 ESV / 2 helpful votes Helpful Not Helpful. Jesus “came from the Father, full of grace and truth” (John 1:14). His kingdom is an everlasting kingdom And His dominion is from generation to generation. “Fortune always favors the brave, and never helps a man who does not help himself.” – P.T. “In bravery and strength, there is a kind of beauty.” Matthew J. Kirby. “Integrate what you believe in every single area of your life. Speaking your truth, even though it might create conflict or tension. 16. Gassing innocent children is and always will be a partisan issue with many nuances. 1 Nebuchadnezzar the king to all the peoples, nations, and men of every language that live in all the earth: May your peace abound!. 34. 17. John 8:14,45,46 This may be you… At some point in your life you made the decision that it was no longer safe to speak your truth. I put together this list of 15 inspirational quotes about the importance of standing up for what you believe in: 2 It has seemed good to me to declare the signs and wonders which the Most High God has done for me.. 3 How great are His signs And how mighty are His wonders! John 8:32 - And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. 32. Job 36:4 For truly my words shall not be false: he that is perfect in knowledge is with thee.. John 1:17 For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ. Wealth created by a lying tongue is a vanishing mist and a deadly trap (Proverbs 21:6).. A false witness will perish, but the man who listens to the truth will speak forever (Proverbs 21:28). Lying lips are an abomination to the Lord, but those who deal truly are His delight (Proverbs 12:22). Making choices based on what you believe, and not what others believe.” ~ Barbara De Angelis. “Bravery comes from within.” ATGW. Happy Friday. Behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values. my mouth. “Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.” Seneca. 33. Speaking the truth in love is not as much about having a gentle demeanor as it is about the way truth and love go hand-in-hand. It's when we hear truth that isn't so pleasant that we start to resist. Because we love one another, we must speak the truth. 35. “A brave man is clear in his discourse, and keeps close to truth.” Aristotle. “Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.” –JAMES FREEMAN CLARK. The truth sounds good in theory, especially if it's truth with which we agree or that positions us in a favorable light. New York City protest against child labor, 1909. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. “Be brave. BARNUM. The true victims here are the men and women of tremendous courage who are able to deploy noxious gas against the innocent, then look at themselves in the reflection of their glazed doughnut the next day without feeling nauseating shame. Proverbs 12:19 - The lip of truth shall be established for ever: but a lying tongue [is] but for a moment.