Lies will be told to those who will listen to them

Proverbs 29:12 12 If a ruler hearken to lies, all his servants are wicked. Note, 1. It is a great sin in any, especially in rulers, to hearken to lies; for thereby they not only give a wrong judgment themselves of persons and things, according to the lies they give credit to, but they encourage others to give wrong informations. Lies will be told to those that will hearken to them; but the receiver, in this case, is as bad as the Continue Reading

Men teach their tongues to speak lies; We know where all liars will have their everlasting portion

Proverbs 19:5 5 A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape. Here we have, 1. The sins threatened--bearing false witness in judgment and speaking lies in common conversation. Men could not arrive at such a pitch of impiety as to bear false witness (where to the guilt of a lie is added that of perjury and injury) if they had not advanced to it by allowing themselves to speak untruths in jest and Continue Reading

Revelation 21:1-8; The New Jerusalem; Hitherto the Prophecy of this Book has presented to us a very remarkable mixture of light and shade, prosperity and adversity, mercy and judgment, in the conduct of Divine Providence towards the Church in the world: now at the close of all, the day breaks, and the shadows flee away; a new world now appears, the former having passed away; Thus the misery of the damned will illustrate the blessedness of those that are saved, and the blessedness of the saved will aggravate the misery of those that are damned. A.D. 95

R E V E L A T I O N. CHAPTER 21 Hitherto the prophecy of this book has presented to us a very remarkable mixture of light and shade, prosperity and adversity, mercy and judgment, in the conduct of divine Providence towards the church in the world: now, at the close of all, the day breaks, and the shadows flee away; a new world now appears, the former having passed away. Some are willing to understand all that is said in these last two Continue Reading

Proverbs 19:5; A false witness shall not be unpunished; All liars will have their everlasting portion, they shall not escape

Proverbs 19:5 5 A false witness shall not be unpunished, and he that speaketh lies shall not escape. Here we have, 1. The sins threatened--bearing false witness in judgment and speaking lies in common conversation. Men could not arrive at such a pitch of impiety as to bear false witness (where to the guilt of a lie is added that of perjury and injury) if they had not advanced to it by allowing themselves to speak untruths in jest and Continue Reading

Proverbs 17:4; Those that design to do ill support themselves by lying: Those that take liberty to tell lies take pleasure in hearing them told.

Proverbs 17:4 4 A wicked doer giveth heed to false lips; and a liar giveth ear to a naughty tongue. Note, 1. Those that design to do ill support themselves by falsehood and lying: A wicked doer gives ear, with a great deal of pleasure, to false lips, that will justify him in the ill he does, to those that aim to make public disturbances, catch greedily at libels, and false stories, that defame the government and the administration. 2. Continue Reading