October 26, 2009: Is telling the truth always the right thing to do?

Posted on : Oct 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Still Speaking

Happy are you when you find wisdom, when you develop discernment.
(Proverbs 3:13)

Every child, sooner or later, will be taught by their parents that telling the truth is the right thing to do and telling a lie is the wrong thing to do. Many times the truth is held up as an absolute moral value. Yet, I can’t help but wonder if telling the truth is always the right thing to do? I would like to play the devil’s advocate and make an audacious statement: Sometimes telling the truth can be the wrong thing to do. irs lawyer homely.