Exodus 23:1 Thou shalt not raise a false report: put not thine hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness. This Command combines two others: Thou Shalt Not Bear False Witness Against Thy Neighbour & Avenge Not Yourself, Vengeance is MINE Saith The LORD.
The Dallas police say a man shot and killed his girlfriend for having an abortion: Dallas police say man shot, killed 26-year-old girlfriend for having abortion – CBS Texas (cbsnews.com) while what they meant to say is ALLEGEDLY he did this thing!
Likewise, the Marine who allegedly choked the young man, TO DEATH, in the subway: Sharpton: Failure to charge Marine in chokehold death of Jordan Neely will encourage vigilantes (msn.com)
Like when you get yourself worked up over this “Historic” court ruling: SCOTUS Unanimously Sides with Transgender Refugee, Uses Proper Pronouns (people.com)
Proverbs 17:7 Excellent speech becometh not a fool: much less do lying lips a prince.
If you try to get your own pound of flesh because of the anti-transgender bills in the Republican-led states, that’s not good: Wave of anti-transgender bills in Republican-led states divides US faith leaders | AP News
If you try to get yourself all aghast because of the Transit spending cuts, that’s no bueno: Newsom Proposes Cutting Transit Funding as Systems Beg for Cash – Bloomberg remember this one thing – Proverbs 12:22 Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.
If you begin to get angry at God and man over the homelessness crisis and the fact that being in that position can be lethal, remember that any one of us can be there tomorrow: ‘Homelessness is lethal’: US deaths among those without housing are surging | US news | The Guardian particularly if we ignore these Commands which God has given us for our comfort and understanding!
Likewise, if you use the Cyclone Mocha situation to exact some lying, or personal vengeance then God will repay you with more and WORSE: Thousands evacuated as Cyclone Mocha nears Myanmar, Bangladesh | Weather News | Al Jazeera
Psalms 31:18 Let the lying lips be put to silence; which speak grievous things proudly and contemptuously against the righteous.