SAY THIS:When you're not truthful,
you lose trust.
1 SAMUEL 21-22 David and Ahimelek
SAY THIS:When you're truthful,
you hurt others.
ESTHER 3-7 Haman's Plot Against the Jews
SAY THIS:When you lie to help yourself, you hurt yourself instead.
1 JOHN 1:9 Confession/Being Honest with God
SAY THIS: Being truthful with God helps keep you close to Him.
“Anyone who lives without blame walks safely.
But anyone who takes a crooked path will get caught.”
Proverbs 10:9, NIrV
LIFE APP: HONESTY –Choosing to be truthful in whatever you say and do
Cut out a heart on a sheet of paper and write, "Lying is trouble even if you don't get caught. It's trouble for your heart. Be sure to protect your heart!" Post the heart cut out somewhere where your child will see it in the morning.
Q&A for Kids: Who is one fictional (made-up) person that you wish was real and why?
Q&A for Parents: What is the best thing you have ever gained by being honest?
While in the car this month ask your child the following questions. Be sure you answer the questions, too! "When has someone been dishonest to you? How did that make you feel?"
Has anyone ever lied to you? It hurts when someone doesn’t tell you the truth and then it’s hard to trust that person again. That’s why it’s so important for you to be honest! Are there specific times when you’re tempted to tell a lie? Pray for each other that you would have the courage to always tell the truth.