"The Lying Fisherman" - Integrity Moments - Aug. 30, 2010



The Lying Fisherman 
By Rick Boxx
August 30, 2010

A Captain and his team in a North Carolina fishing contest caught an 883 pound blue marlin, far surpassing the second place marlin of 528 pounds. Imagine the excitement of winning first place, and the $900,000 prize money, only to lose it all because one of your team members didn't have a $15 fishing license.

According to gofishn.com, the contest requires a fishing license for each person on the boat. After the fish was caught the team member hurriedly purchased a fishing license, but his lie was discovered through a mandatory lie detector test.

Proverbs 19:5 teaches, "A false witness will not go unpunished, and he who pours out lies will not go free."

Truth is the best medicine. Do you have any uncovered lies that need addressed?

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Originally published August 30, 2010.