For much of my christian life i have had a one-sided view of speaking the truth in love (ephesians 4:15) i assumed that the verse meant only that when hard news or rebuke needed to be brought, it should be done with tenderness and sensitivity. Remind the children that jesus christ always told the truth and that he wants us to always tell the truth you may want to tell about a time when you were glad you told the truth, even though it was hard for you to do so. Furthermore, if we always tell truth, opportunists and exploiters would be very happy as they can exploit and take advantages out of our naivety of truth telling all time the following is a little bit more about telling truth, according to buddhism. It's difficult to respect them if you have always struggled to give power to your voice, and voice to your truth so long as power is given away to others, the voice remains quiet, boundaries are crossed, and the past perpetuates.
Though we must speak the truth, we should not speak that which hurts others on the other hand, just for the sake of pleasing others, we must not speak the untruth the truth should never be presented in a harsh way. When i despair, i remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won there have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. If everyone always tell the truth, we will waste less time when you go to a job interview, or a first date - if the other side doesn't think you are right for what they need, they will immediately tell you, that way you won't sit at home, waiting for the phone to ring, or go to a second date when there is no chance.
Contradictory views on whether one should always speak the truth or not, have baffled the sensitive minds the world over the problem is compounded by the fact that telling a lie is no easier than speaking the truth for many, it is the other way round. One of the great obstacles to our speaking out in public about the truth as we see it with jesus is that we think we have to win or we think we have to operate with the assumptions of secular leaders. For this reason, laying aside falsehood, every one of you should speak the truth to his fellow man for we are, as it were, parts of one another world english bible therefore, putting away falsehood, speak truth each one with his neighbor.
But if one were to 'lie' with the intention of gaining any personal benefit for oneself or one's loved one, or avoid saying the 'truth' when speaking the truth was required, it will indeed constitute a lie in the sight of allah subhanah. Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another john 14:6 esv / 3 helpful votes helpful not helpful jesus said to him, i am the way, and the truth, and the life. Impact of the truth on business success: to be successful almost every organization needs to sell — be it a product, a service, a story, or a promise but much of that selling is done without.
I, for one, strongly hold that one should always speak the truth it is much easier to remain consistent when you are telling the truth than when you are telling a lie it also leaves your conscience clear and unburdened. Truth quotes peace is the beauty of life truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance it is truth telling, truth. In theory, it would be best to always tell the truth and be honest all the time but we have to learn to use our judgement to decide if we should tell the truth on some occasions in life, there is always way to be honest than to resort to lying.
Learn to deliver it in a way that won't lead other people to get defensive i don't understand why this should be an issue, everyone should embrace the truth and not get defensive in front of it, i always appreciate when people throw the truth in my face and don't remember ever getting defensive. Deciding whether or not we choose to speak our truth needs to come from our own honesty with ourselves about why we are speaking the truth truth can enhance or destroy a relationship, depending upon the intent there are times when telling your truth is unloving. Therefore, having put away falsehood, let each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another john 14:6 esv / 108 helpful votes helpful not helpful jesus said to him, i am the way, and the truth, and the life.