Tuesday, December 7, 2010


lying is so hurtful. . .
being lied to or lied about. . .
or caught in a lie and needing to repent.

our hearts are so deceitful and desperately wicked
that we often don't even see our own lies.

the strangest thing is
that God sees all our filthy little deceptions,
and he loves us anyway--
but he doesn't leave us in them.

he himself--the way, truth, and life--became sin (including lies)for us
so that we might become the righteousness of God (including truth)through him.

that is a humbling and glorious truth.

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