Sermon: Candor

Lord, open our ears to your truth, open our eyes to your beauty, and open our lips to proclaim your praise. In Jesus’ name, Amen. I invite you to listen with me to the Word of the Lord. It is Exodus 20:16, which we said together just a few moments ago. But now hear it…

First Glance: Exodus 20:16

“You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor.” Exodus 20:16 There are two interesting aspects of the ninth commandment of which we should take note. First, the commandment assumes a relationship and a context. As with all the commandments, we are tempted to ask ‘where is the line?’ when it comes to speaking the…