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Worldliness

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  1. Worldliness

  2. Worldliness Dishonesty

  3. Dishonesty Lack of integrity • Society - (Government; Business) • Schools - (Cheat; Sports) • Home - (Lies; Fornication) • Church - (Lying; Scheming)

  4. Dishonesty I. God Demands Honesty

  5. 1 Peter 2:12 12 having your conduct honorable among the Gentiles, that when they speak against you as evildoers, they may, by your good works which they observe, glorify God in the day of visitation.

  6. 2 Corinthians 13:7 7 Now I pray to God that you do no evil, not that we should appear approved, but that you should do what is honorable, though we may seem disqualified.

  7. 2 Corinthians 8:21 21 providing honorable things, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.

  8. Romans 12:17 17 Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men. (KJV)

  9. Acts 6:3 3 Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business. (KJV)

  10. Ephesians 4:25 25 Therefore, putting away lying, "Let each one of you speak truth with his neighbor," for we are members of one another.

  11. Revelation 21:8 8 But the cowardly, unbelieving, abominable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.

  12. Proverbs 6:16-17 16 These six things the LORD hates, Yes, seven are an abomination to Him: 17 A proud look, A lying tongue, Hands that shed innocent blood,

  13. Colossians 3:9 9 Do not lie to one another, since you have put off the old man with his deeds,

  14. Acts 5:1-4 1 But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession. 2 And he kept back part of the proceeds, his wife also being aware of it, and brought a certain part and laid it at the apostles' feet. 3 But Peter said, "Ananias, why has Satan filled your heart to lie to the Holy Spirit and keep back part of the price of the land for yourself? 4 While it remained, was it not your own? And after it was sold, was it not in your own control? Why have you conceived this thing in your heart? You have not lied to men but to God."

  15. Dishonesty I. God Demands Honesty II. Understanding Dishonesty

  16. Honesty Opposite Dishonesty

  17. Defining Terms • Honest - “1. Marked by or displaying truthfulness and integrity; upright. 2. Not deceptive or fradulent; genuine: honest weight. 3. Equitable; fair: honest wages for an honest days work. 4. Characterized by integrity and truth; not false: honest reporting…” (AHD)

  18. Defining Terms • Honest - • Honor - “…personal integrity maintained without legal or other obligation…” (AHD)

  19. Defining Terms • Honest - • Honor - • Lie - “1. A false statement deliberately presented as being true; falsehood. 2. Something meant to deceive or give a wrong impression…. 1. To present false information with the intention of deceiving. 2. To convey a false image or impression.” (AHD)

  20. Dishonesty I. God Demands Honesty II. Understanding Dishonesty III. Problems With Dishonesty

  21. Problems With Dishonesty • Not honest with self (1 Cor. 3:18; 1 Jno. 1:8) • Lying • Malicious Liars • Commercial Liars • Social Liars • Cowardly liars Speak in a way that People trust what you say! (Matt. 5:33; Jas. 5:12)

  22. Problems With Dishonesty • Not honest with self (1 Cor. 3:18; 1 Jno. 1:8) • Lying • Crafted wording to mislead 1. Actual word or wording is true. 2. Know - conclusion you are creating is not true. • Represent some price or item • Reporting of event or conversation

  23. Problems With Dishonesty • Not honest with self (1 Cor. 3:18; 1 Jno. 1:8) • Lying • Crafted wording to mislead • Paying Debts (Rom. 13:8; Eph. 4:28)

  24. Problems With Dishonesty • Not honest with self (1 Cor. 3:18; 1 Jno. 1:8) • Lying • Crafted wording to mislead • Paying Debts (Rom. 13:8; Eph. 4:28) • Paying Taxes (Rom. 13:1-7)

  25. Problems With Dishonesty • Not honest with self (1 Cor. 3:18; 1 Jno. 1:8) • Lying • Crafted wording to mislead • Paying Debts (Rom. 13:8; Eph. 4:28) • Paying Taxes (Rom. 13:1-7) • In Business - Work for the pay - Price you give - Overstate the produce or service

  26. Problems With Dishonesty • Not honest with self (1 Cor. 3:18; 1 Jno. 1:8) • Lying • Crafted wording to mislead • Paying Debts (Rom. 13:8; Eph. 4:28) • Paying Taxes (Rom. 13:1-7) • In Business • “Spin” The Facts To Cover Mistakes / Sin

  27. Dishonesty I. God Demands Honesty II. Understanding Dishonesty III. Problems With Dishonesty IV. Careful About Extreme

  28. Careful About Extremes • Honesty - not demand tell everything we think • Honest - not demand confess every thought • False Information - is not necessarily a lie • Change of Mind - is not a lie (2 Cor. 1)

  29. Dishonesty I. God Demands Honesty II. Understanding Dishonesty III. Problems With Dishonesty IV. Careful About Extreme

  30. Conclusion • Let us live, speak and represent matters • in such a way -- • -- that when we are examined closely • No impression of a lie • Our word can be trusted!