“He that speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit.” –Proverbs 12:17
Scripture Reading: Jeremiah 9:1-9
A lying tongue and a false witness are closely related and yet can follow different paths of application.
To lie is to fail to tell the truth in the matter. Little children learn to do this rather early in life and it is a trait that must be corrected early. Some have a more difficult time than others overcoming this habit. But this type of lying is generally misrepresenting facts in our own lives—whether we took something or not,