|Do Not Lie|
Our Bible study teacher reviewed the previous commandments and added number nine; “Don’t bear false witness.” Do not steal goes along with false testimonies, and both effect every other commandment.
Brilliant persons are inventing advanced technology of Spy Equipment for the Secret Service and other interested parties.
It was a simple matter to steal someone else’s computer programs and become rich. Names and character was damaged.
Nations steal secrets, and patents from those who should have been paid for their discoveries.
Companies have paid a pittance to employees for suggestions and legally used their ideas to make millions.
Unfair business practices have stolen Titles, land and homes. All this is legal as leaders, take by deception, and their honor is stolen.
Some steal for the thrill and not to feed their family. Shop lifters steal.
Christians steal from God, keeping the tithe (ten percent of income) which is due to Him.
There are slave and sex traders stealing children and people even today.
Jeremiah 7:9-10 (NIV) Will you steal and murder, commit adultery and perjury, burn incense to Baal and follow other gods you have not known, and then come and stand before me in this house, which bears my Name, and say, “We are safe”—safe to do all these detestable things?
Our government sanctions ungodly lifestyles and says it is okay; just help yourself to do what ever you want. They have stolen Morality and innocence as they teach our children godless ways.
It is widespread today to have your ID stolen and it causes all kinds of financial and emotional damage.
Taking advantage of Bankruptcy laws steals from those persons owed.
It is good to be careful how we live and who we trust.
Joshua chapter 7 speaks of Achan son of Karmi, of the tribe of
, coveted and took some forbidden
items. So the Lord’s anger burned against Judah . Israel
Achan’s family and the entire Israeli nation suffered
Then there were and are False Prophets, giving a word as if it was from God. Twisting the scriptures and using God’s word for their gain.
Even False angels appear to people and hold conversations. If an angel preaches anything that is not found in God’s word – do not accept them
Beware of Jim Jones sheep stealers. Keep your Bible Handy !!
We follow Jesus the Good Shepherd and he warned us that the thief (Satan) comes to steal, kill and destroy, but Jesus has come that we might have life.