What to Do When you Get Caught in a Prideful Lie

Once you figure out that you’ve made a mistake in pride, or in believing a lie… forget about your reputation!

Don’t let shame destroy you. Humility is your friend.

Proverbs 30:32 If thou hast done foolishly in LIFTING UP THYSELF, or if thou hast THOUGHT EVIL, LAY THINE HAND UPON THY MOUTH.

Job 40:3 Then Job answered the Lord, and said, 4 Behold, I AM VILE; what shall I answer thee? I WILL LAY MINE HAND UPON MY MOUTH. 5 Once have I spoken; but I will not answer: yea, twice; but I WILL PROCEED NO FURTHER.

What to Do When you get Caught in a Prideful Lie:

Close your mouth. Proceed no further.

Reverse your errors. Do and say the opposite of every lie you believed.

Down is the way up!

Psalm 51:1 Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.

Daniel 9:9 To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgivenesses, though we have rebelled against him;

Colossians 3:12 Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;
13 Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.

Forgiveness and Restoration is Always Available – with God and with Humans!

Time does NOT heal your iniquities.

Apologize with real words if you want reconciliation with God.

Time does NOT heal all wounds.

Apologize with real words if you want reconciliation with people.

Don’t Be Offended with the Accuracy of Jesus!

Jesus valued Spiritual accuracy more than feelings and emotions.

Look at these seemingly contradicting statements that He gave to His number One Apostle:

Jesus to Peter:

“My Father gave you this revelation straight from heaven, you are a Rock!”

10 seconds later
“Get behind me Satan, you care about things of men, not things of God!”

Jesus to Peter:

“Satan wants to sift you like wheat, but I have prayed for you so your faith won’t fail. When your faith comes back, make sure you strengthen your brothers and bring them back too!”

30 seconds later:
“Your love for me isn’t as strong as you think, as a matter of fact will betray me 3 times before the rooster crows tomorrow morning!”

As Followers of Yashua, we have to learn not to be overly sensitive. The Son of God has not changed. HE CALLS IT LIKE HE SEES IT INSIDE OF OUR HEARTS! He is not concerned with hiding the truth to make us feel good.

He will show us the DEVIL in us at the SAME TIME He is PRAYING for us and BUILDING us up.

If we are offended with Sharp Truths, we will stop following the One whose only desire is to love us to eternal life and make us great in His Kingdom.

If you love Him, come back to Him and Feed His Sheep and His little Lambs!

If you love Him, use the things you’ve learned from your devilish mistakes to make others stronger in the Kingdom!

If you love Him, follow your Savior until death! Periodt!

How to Reconcile with Jesus’s Leadership:

1. Do you love me?
Reverse every lie you believed by telling the truth publicly.

2. Strengthen your brethren.
Strengthen and lead others to submit and obey instead of separate and rebel.

3. Feed my sheep!
Feed His sheep and His lambs, give your life to serve His people.