4:8 and John 14:6
is great above the heavens;
Thy truth reaches to the skies.
will abide before God forever; Appoint
they may preserve him.
and justice are the foundation of Thy throne;
have met together;
Righteousness and peace have kissed each other.
the paths of the Lord are
to those who keep His covenant and
to us, O Lord, not to us, But to Thy name give glory,
Because of Thy lovingkindness, because
of Thy truth.
Thou, O Lord, art a God merciful and gracious;
Slow to anger and abundant in lovingkindness
will bow down toward Thy holy temple, and give thanks to Thy
name for Thy lovingkindness
and Thy truth.
For Thou hast magnified Thy
word according to all Thy name.
not let kindness
leave you; Bind them around
your neck, Write them on the tablet of your heart.
So you will find favor and good repute in the sight of
God and man.
is atoned for, And by the fear of the Lord one keeps away from
evil… Better is a little with righteousness, Than great
income with injustice. Prov. 16:6
have not hidden Thy righteousness … I have spoken of Thy faithfulness and Thy salvation; I
have not concealed Thy
lovingkindness and Thy truth
the great congregation. Thou O Lord, wilt not withhold Thy
compassion from me; Thy
lovingkindness and Thy
truth will continually
opposite is also true: that Lies and Hatred go
hand-in-hand. For example, Proverbs 10:18 says that “He
who conceals hatred has lying lips.”
the truth also doesn't always mean telling everyone
everything they might want to know: and especially if they
don't really Love us: Prov. 13:3; 21:23, Phil. 3:13-14.