I know that God does not give his law for the purpose of later scientific discovery. (Most often seen among those who note that ‘unclean’ animals really are less safe to consume) But God created the world to function in a certain way, and it is interesting to me when the Law of God is shown to have wisdom even according to human standards.
Jesus says, “Let you ‘yes’ be ‘yes’ and your ‘no’ be ‘no’, anything else comes from the evil one.” In a recent article, we are told that one of the signs of lying is:
A Person Proclaims His Honesty Repeatedly
To sell us on the integrity of their answers, liars often use phrases emphasizing the validity of their statements, like “to tell the truth” and “to be perfectly honest.” These verbal tip-offs frequently invoke religion. Think of expressions like “I swear on a stack of Bibles” and “as God is my witness.” Most truthful people don’t need to go that far.
Read the whole thing HERE. Again, nothing earthshaking in it, and we don’t need to belabor the point or extrapolate into deeper theological speculation, but when reading it, I was immediately reminded of our Lord’s word.