Integrity Moments - May 27, 2011

 

 

The Lying Seal
By Rick Boxx
May 27, 2011

Jim Moats, a pastor in Newville, Pennsylvania, bragged about his Navy Seal experiences for years. His amazing stories, included tales of being waterboarded and receiving the Trident gold medal.

Unfortunately, according to a Yahoo News story, Pastor Moats never was a Navy Seal. He recently confessed his sins when several retired Seals challenged his public claims.

Proverbs 6 teaches about seven deadly sins, “Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked schemes, feet that are quick to rush into evil, a false witness who pours out lies and a man who stirs up dissension among brothers.”

Seeking glory for himself led Mr. Moats into multiple sins. I pray that I remember Mr. Moats’ humiliation, rather than experience it on my own.

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