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  • Truth Telling

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 8, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    Paul sharing his faith before Festus - email for PowerPoint slides - gcurley@gcurley.info

    Truth Telling Reading: Acts chapter 26 verses 19-29. ill: 4 boys entered the classroom at school two hours late; • And nervously, rather sheepishly; • They told their teacher they were late due to a flat tire. • The teacher knowing what rascals these 4 boys were decided ...read more

  • Truth-Telling

    Contributed by David Flowers on Feb 19, 2008

    In this stand-alone message to end 2007, Dave makes the point that we never find God until we face the truth, and we only find God to the degree that we face the truth.

    Truth-Telling Wildwind Community Church David K. Flowers December 30, 2007 What is truth?  Dallas Willard is one of my favorite thinkers and writers, and I like how he defines truth.  He says truth is what you run into when you make a foolish decision.  Think about that.  Some people, as ...read more

  • Simple Truth Telling Series

    Contributed by Matthew Rogers on Jan 7, 2002
    based on 167 ratings

    We must keep our promises and people of our word.

    Relationships in the Kingdom – Part 4 May 13, 2001 INTRODUCTION Could you function if you always had to tell the truth? Someone who had to come to terms with this question was Fletcher Reede, the slick lawyer played by Jim Carrey in the movie “Liar, Liar.” Fletcher doesn’t have ...read more

  • Samuel The Boy Series

    Contributed by Merv Budd on May 2, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    We look at a foundational practice that Samuel started as a young boy and that allowed him to build a life of integrity; it is the practice of telling God’s truth.

    There are some characters in the Bible who seem to stand out more than others. Take Elijah for example, there was a man who called fire from heaven, who confronted wicked kings and who did amazing feats in God’s name. Moses was a great man. He also did miraculous feats through the power of ...read more

  • Truth-Telling: Key To Authentic Relationships Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Feb 8, 2006
    based on 14 ratings

    In James’ day, as in ours, people revered the idea of truth in principle but in practice it was blatantly disregarded. In James 5:12 he makes a special point to address this issue of being truthful.

    Scripture In a Reader’s Digest survey of 2,624 readers in January 2004 we read about the percentage of those who said they had: 1. Switched price tags to get a lower price: 12% 2. Cheated on their tax return: 17% 3. Misstated facts on a resume/job application: 18% 4. Lied to their spouse ...read more

  • A Kingdom Of Integrity Series

    Contributed by Danny Davis on Feb 3, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    Those who belong to the kingdom of God live with integrity. We are people whose yes means yes and our no means no. We keep our promises because we love Jesus Christ and serve as his ambassadors.

    We will be looking at Matthew 5:33-37 this morning The Scriptures are printed on the back of your bulletin insert (ME) ILLUSTRATION: A wealthy businessman was very sick almost to the point of death. As he lay in his hospital bed a preacher walked in to pray for him. The sick man told the ...read more

  • The Truth In Love Series

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Nov 15, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    How much does love really matter in truth telling?

    Introduction It is a simple phrase, a brief phrase, one in which, if it had been omitted, would not have been missed. Nevertheless, it has always caught my eye, perhaps for the very reason that it seems expendable. Look with me at verse 15. Text Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are ...read more

  • The Faces Of Deception (The Ninth Commandment) Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Jan 4, 2001
    based on 100 ratings

    Since truth exists we ought to seek the truth, tell the truth, live the truth, and share the truth with others.

  • Truth Or Consequences Series

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Aug 30, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    The ninth commandment calls for us to balance truth-telling with protection of and the good welfare of others.

    “Law & Order: SPU – Truth or Consequences” Ex. 20:16; Eph. 4:14-16; Col. 3:5-10 I love the story from Derek Helt about a minister who, one Sunday morning, said to his congregation, “Next week I plan to preach about the sin of lying. In preparation for that message, ...read more

  • Nothing But The Truth

    Contributed by Dan Erickson on Nov 21, 2000
    based on 116 ratings

    Today we want to explore some interesting words about truth-telling that Jesus gives us.

    A few weeks ago, President Clinton spent Saturday and Sunday huddling with his lawyers preparing for his grand jury testimony. As I thought about that, it seemed a bit odd. If your goal in going before a grand jury is to tell the truth, to tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth, why does it ...read more

  • When Believers Fall Series

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Jun 28, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    Simon the Sorcerer, contrary to many theologian's views, was a true believer. But being immature, he was seduced to go back to the old ways of thinking. It took a truth-telling believer (Peter) to set him straight and tell him the path to forgiveness.

    When Believers Fall Acts Series Chuck Sligh June 28, 2015 NOTE: A PowerPoint presentation is available for this sermon upon request at chucksligh@hotmail.com. TEXT: Please turn in your Bibles to Acts 8. INTRODUCTION Illus.– I remember when I first came to Christ. I had decided ...read more

  • You Can't Handle The Truth Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Jul 29, 2005
    based on 5 ratings

    13th in long series on Joshua. This sermon speaks about Achan’s sin, and the relevance of truth telling. Ties together Prov.23:23 (the cost of the truth, and the value of it) and Eph.4:15 (doing it in love) as well.

    Joshua 7:19-20 – You Can’t Handle the Truth Max Lucado, in his book Just Like Jesus, tells this story. A man received a call from his wife just as she was about to fly home from Europe. "How’s my cat?" she asked. "Dead." "Oh, honey, don’t be so honest. Why didn’t you break the ...read more

  • Mom: The Loving Truth Teller

    Contributed by Jim Kane on May 18, 2009

    The fourth sermon of a post-Easter series on Love and the 2009 Mother’s Day message

    A mother knows she’s been home too long for the following reasons: (Slide 1) 1. (Slide 2) She begins to talk to Barney as a real person. 2. (Slide 3) She forgets which one is real – Mister Rogers or King Friday. 3. (Slide 4) She cries for a wedding on Sesame Street. 4. (slide 5) She is one of ...read more

  • Lies, Lying And Liars

    Contributed by Bill Sullivan on Dec 17, 2004
    based on 75 ratings

    The world seems to agree that lying is not a good thing, but the believer in Christ has different reasons for that.

    Lies, Lying and Liars TCF Sermon October 17, 2004 How many of you have ever received a gift you didn’t like? Maybe it was a really hideous tie. Maybe it was a fruitcake. I’ve heard of families where the same fruitcakes were passed along from member to member for years. Nobody could bring ...read more

  • Wise Up About Conflict Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Jun 4, 2002
    based on 45 ratings

    Six steps to applying God’s wisdom to relationship conflicts.

    When the first Lord of the Rings movie came out--The Fellowship of the Ring--my 12 year old son begged me to take him to see it. So we went; not just once, but twice. Since I’d never read the J. R. Tolkien books, my son had to explain parts of the movie to me as the story unfolded. As I watched, I ...read more