Love is Truthful
If someone is making decisions that lead to death, it is not love that is silent.
You cannot love someone and not tell them the truth.
If Someone has not loved you enough to tell you the truth, it is not God Who has not loved you enough to tell you the truth.
Martin Luther King, In the End, we will remember not the words (actions) of our enemies, but the silence (inaction) of our friends.
1 Corinthians 13:6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.
Galatians 4:16 Have I now become your enemy by telling you the truth?
1 Kings 17:24 Then the woman said to Elijah, “Now I know that you are a man of God and that the word of the Lord from your mouth is the truth.”
1 Kings 22:16 The king said to him, “How many times must I make you swear to tell me nothing but the truth in the name of the Lord?”
Psalm 15:2 The one whose walk is blameless, who does what is righteous, who speaks the truth from their heart;
Psalm 25:5 Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long.
Psalm 119:02 I have not departed from your laws, for you yourself have taught me.
Psalm 119:43 Never take your word of truth from my mouth, for I have put my hope in your laws.
Proverbs 22:21 teaching you to be honest and to speak the truth, so that you bring back truthful reports to those you serve?
Proverbs 23:31 Buy the truth and do not sell it— wisdom, instruction and insight as well.
Proverbs 27:5 Better is open rebuke than hidden love.
Isaiah 45:19 I have not spoken in secret, from somewhere in a land of darkness; I have not said to Jacob’s descendants, ‘Seek me in vain.’ I, the Lord, speak the truth; I declare what is right.
Zechariah 8:16 These are the things you are to do: Speak the truth to each other, and render true and sound judgment in your courts;
Mark 12:14 They came to him and said, “Teacher, we know that you are a man of integrity. You aren’t swayed by others, because you pay no attention to who they are; but you teach the way of God in accordance with the truth. Is it right to pay the imperial tax to Caesar or not?
John 5:33 “You have sent to John and he has testified to the truth.
John 7:18 Whoever speaks on their own does so to gain personal glory, but he who seeks the glory of the one who sent him is a man of truth; there is nothing false about him.
John 8:40 As it is, you are looking for a way to kill me, a man who has told you the truth that I heard from God. Abraham did not do such things.
John 8:45 Yet because I tell the truth, you do not believe me!
John 15:15 I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you.
I have made you known to them, and will continue to make you known in order that the love you have for me may be in them and that I myself may be in them.”
John 17:17 Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth.
John 18:23 “If I said something wrong,” Jesus replied, “testify as to what is wrong. But if I spoke the truth, why did you strike me?”
John 18:37 “You are a king, then!” said Pilate. Jesus answered, “You say that I am a king. In fact, the reason I was born and came into the world is to testify to the truth. Everyone on the side of truth listens to me.”
John 19:35 The man who saw it has given testimony, and his testimony is true. He knows that he tells the truth, and he testifies so that you also may believe.
Acts 28:25 They disagreed among themselves and began to leave after Paul had made this final statement: “The Holy Spirit spoke the truth to your ancestors when he said through Isaiah the prophet:
Romans 2:20 an instructor of the foolish, a teacher of little children, because you have in the law the embodiment of knowledge and truth—
Romans 9:1 I speak the truth in Christ—I am not lying, my conscience confirms it through the Holy Spirit—
2 Corinthians 4:2 Rather, we have renounced secret and shameful ways; we do not use deception, nor do we distort the word of God. On the contrary, by setting forth the truth plainly we commend ourselves to everyone’s conscience in the sight of God.
2 Corinthians 6:7 in truthful speech and in the power of God; with weapons of righteousness in the right hand and in the left;
2 Corinthians 13:8 For we cannot do anything against the truth, but only for the truth.
Galatians 2:5 We did not give in to them for a moment, so that the truth of the gospel might be preserved for you.
Ephesians 6:19 Pray also for me, that whenever I speak, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel,
1 Thessalonians 2:8 so we cared for you. Because we loved you so much, we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well.
2 Timothy 3:15 and how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.