HH, Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div
And in their mouth was found no guile: for they are without fault before the throne of God. Revelation 14:5
No deceit, Ponder those words for a moment. Have You ever known a human being incapable of deceit? Even the finest person occasionally fails. It’s tough, to be honest, 100 per cent of the time. Don’t think so? What do you say when your best friend asks Your opinion of his subpar musical performance at the local coffee shop? If you’re like most, you fumble around for something kind of shop? If you’re like most, you
There’s a fine line between kindness and sincerity, isn’t there? Somehow, you have to find that place. God calls you to be sincere, which means you’re called to honesty. That means You have to “speak the truth in love” (Ephesians 4:15 NLT). It’s never easy, “speak the truth in love” (Ephesians 4:1² but honesty is always the best policy.
What does this have to do with Your spiritual walk? God has called you to be genuine. You’re a representation of Him, after all. When you walk in sincerity (free from hypocrisy), then you’re the Lord to shine His spotlight on areas of your heart that might be deceitful. Time to clean out those cobwebs!