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Does God Ever Ask Us To Lie?

When truth-telling goes awry

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Sometimes, people go to extremes to follow the letter of the law. I had such an encounter with a friend in a small group. The topic of lying came up. One of the women in that group had a strong conviction that not lying was more important than protecting a life. She believed this was what God commanded in the Bible and was determined to obey.

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Thoughts on applying a 2000 year old religion to 21st Century life

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Judy Hansen

Judy Hansen

Writer, blogger, a burr in the saddle of lousy theology. Bad Theology costs lives. Author of Eight Biblical Women Who Changed the World.

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