Honesty

Are you under financial pressure?

Believers are called to live by God’s standards of honesty even when it results in personal loss. Lying abuses relationships with family, employers, governments, and God. Cheating on taxes or padding your expense report harms others. Jesus said: “…if you have not been trustworthy in handling worldly wealth, who will trust you with true riches?” (Luke 16:11)

Dishonesty is tempting when job security is threatened. Loss and shame are avoided with lies, but the consequences are far greater. Hold fast to God’s standards and trust Him in all circumstances. In this way, your light will shine in the darkness.

And for help relieving financial pressure, download “5 Steps For Starting a Crisis Budget” at crown.org.