Lying Is Not a Good Option
My friend wanted me to lie to our other friends about my frequent hang out times with her. I thought, no one's gonna ask me about her anyways, so, I shouldn't have to worry about that one. Come to find out, it was like everyone wanted to know if I had heard from her. I was bombarded! The worst part about it was that they were all church friends and leaders in the church. Why they focused on me, I don't know. I told them all the same thing, that I hadn't heard from her. I was lying! I'd been hanging out with her every day! It got harder and harder to keep lying about it. But, if I came out with the truth by now, my validity would be ruined. One day I just couldn't hold it in any more. It was burning inside of me. The Holy Spirit is certainly convicting. I told one of my roommates the truth, then I told everyone the truth. Then, I told my friend that I'm not gonna lie for her anymore. What a difference it made in my soul. Lesson learned: It's so much better to tell the truth and live with the outside consequences, than to lie and live with the burning inside. I love the Holy Spirit! Such a Wonderful Counselor, guiding us through predicaments, into growth.
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