Blueprint For Destruction

Scripture They began to accuse Him, saying, “We found this man misleading our nation, opposing payment of taxes to Caesar, and saying that he himself is the Messiah, a king.” ~Luke 22:2 {CSB} Quote When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser. ~Socrates When someone hates another person and wants to …

The Power of Words

Scripture  The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.  ~Proverbs 18:21 Quote “WARNING: Words have power, use them carefully.” ~Anonymous There is a lot in Proverbs about the tongue and the use or misuse of words. This certainly seems to be the theme of chapter …

Integrity

Scripture Declare me innocent, O LORD, for I have acted with integrity; I have trusted in the LORD without wavering. ~Psalm 26:1, NLT Quote Only by living openly before the LORD can any person avoid hypocrisy and duplicity. ~Steven Lawson The importance of living a life of personal integrity cannot be overstated. The word integrity …

The Prayer

Scripture O LORD, hear my plea for justice. Listen to my cry for help. Pay attention to my prayer, for it comes from honest lips.  ~Psalm 17:1, NLT Quote Prayer is a shield to the soul, a sacrifice to God and a scourge for Satan. ~John Bunyan This is one of five Psalms that is …

Saved By Grace

Scripture How long will you people ruin my reputation? How long will you make groundless accusations? How long will you continue your lies?  ~Psalm 4:2, NLT Quote Slander is worse than cannibalism. ~John Chrysostom The democrats did not invent slander and innuendo; they’ve been around since Satan’s debut in the Garden of Eden. The old adage, …

Tongues Like Swords

Scripture Hide me from the secret plots of the wicked, from the scheming of evildoers,  who whet their tongues like swords, who aim bitter words like arrows, shooting from ambush at the blameless; they shoot suddenly and without fear. ~Psalm 64:2-4, NRSV Quote Truth forever on the scaffold, Wrong forever on the throne,— Yet that scaffold sways the future, and, …

Snipers

Scripture Like a north wind that brings unexpected rain is a sly tongue—which provokes a horrified look. ~Proverbs 25:23, NIV Quote Slander is the revenge of a coward, and dissimulation of his defense. ~Samuel Johnson A sniper is a marksman or qualified specialist who operates alone or with a sniper team to maintain close visual …