Holy hatred: A false witness who breathes out lies

The British poet John Dryden once wrote, “Truth is the foundation of all knowledge and the cement of all societies.” The God of the Bible is a God of truth, and in the list of seven things that he hates, we have already considered…

Holy hatred: A lying tongue

On 11 September 2001, Tania Head was working for Merrill Lynch in the south tower of the World Trade Centre. After the second Boeing 767 ploughed into her floor, a dying colleague pleaded desperately with her to return his wedding ring to his wife….

Lies, half-truths and repentance

Back in April this year, an Internet evangelist recorded a conversation with a Florida-based baker, in which he asked her to bake a cake displaying the words, “We do not support gay marriage.” The baker refused to do so and quickly hung up. The…