MY LIVING WATER DAILY DEVOTIONAL
SUNDAY MARCH 6, 2022
DON’T SELL THE TRUTH
MAIN TEXT: MATTHEW 5:37 “But let your communication be, yea, yea; nay, nay; for whatsoever is
more than these cometh of evil”.
“But Peter said, ‘Ananias, why hath satan filled thine heart to lie to the
Holy Ghost and to keep back part of the price of the land’.
To sell the truth is to tell lies. It is to deny God. It is to join
partnership with the devil to deceive the whole world or fellow people.
The early Christians were known for their uncompromising attitude
with matters pertaining to the truth and the kingdom of God; because of
their bedrock foundation, the Holy Ghost worked with them so effectively
that they performed signs and wonders, healed the sick and did other
The Bible says in John. 8:44 that whoever sells the truth or tells
lies is a son of the devil who had been a murderer from the beginning
and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him.
In Acts 5:1-11, Ananias and his wife, Sapphira sold the truth. They
both conspired and told lies to the Apostles by keeping part of the actual
proceeds they realized from the land they sold. It caused them their
Other ways that the truth can be sold include: when you fail to proclaim
Christ in any circumstance, especially before unbelievers and idol
worshippers. Again, when you disguise yourself because of a purpose
that is ungodly – 2 Timothy 2:12. When you receive bribe and
pervert justice, you have sold the truth.
Beloved, be a bold and uncompromising Christian. You should
stand firm and protect the truth anywhere. Remember, on the last day,
everybody will give account of his or her stewardship.
TRUTH GIVES BOLDNESS AND PROTECTS
PRAYER: God of mercy and justice, let the spirit of Truth (the Holy Spirit) guide and protect me. And set me free from all evil in Jesus name.BY BISHOP NGOZI DURUEKE (HE REIGNS CHAPEL INTERNATIONAL) To send your testimony, write us: firstname.lastname@example.org.