mariner_holyman-400-webDo not lie. Do not deceive one another. Leviticus 19:11

No one who practices deceit will dwell in my house; no one who speaks falsely will stand in my presence. Psalm 101:7

The LORD detests lying lips, but he delights in men who are truthful. Proverbs 12:22

You destroy those who tell lies; bloodthirsty and deceitful men the LORD abhors. Psalm 5:6

Better to be poor than a liar. Proverbs 19:22

He whose tongue is deceitful falls into trouble. Proverbs 17:20

O Lord, do not your eyes look for truth? Jeremiah 5:3

Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment. Proverbs 12:19

An honest answer is like a kiss on the lips. Proverbs 24:26

The righteous hate what is false, but the wicked bring shame and disgrace. Proverbs 13:5

The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity. Proverbs 11:3

I hate and abhor falsehood but I love your law. Psalm 119:163

A lying tongue hates those it hurts, and a flattering mouth works ruin. Proverbs 26:28

Friend deceives friend, and no one speaks the truth. They have taught their tongues to lie; they weary themselves with sinning. Jeremiah 9:5

You love evil rather than good, falsehood rather than speaking the truth. Psalm 52:3

Like a club or a sword or a sharp arrow is the man who gives false testimony against his neighbor. Proverbs 25:18

Like a madman shooting firebrands or deadly arrows is a man who deceives his neighbor and says, “I was only joking!” Proverbs 26:18, 19

Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to his neighbor, for we are all members of one body. Ephesians 4:25

You shall not give false testimony against your neighbor. Deuteronomy 5:20

Keep falsehood and lies far from me. Proverbs 30:7, 8

Keep me from deceitful ways; be gracious to me through your law. Psalm 119:29

Whoever of you loves life and desires to see many good days, keep your tongue from evil and your lips from speaking lies. Psalm 34:12-13

For by your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned. Matthew 12:37


  1. My husband lies to me so much what should I do divorce him I’m so tired of it

  2. Hello,please I need urgent prayers and deliverance,I’m a liar and I really hate it,it came as a result of debts and everyday I keep getting deeper and deeper into debt and I lie to cover it up,please am begging help me I really need to stop lying to my creditors and everyone around me,its killing me gradually I don’t know why I lie but I just do it I need help please its begging to affect my relationship with my family and friends I need prayers please,thanks

  3. I ask that all who read this PRAY for me I am battling the same things and I want to be released

  4. I am struggling with a sin that I battle with everyday please I’m asking that u pray for my lying tongue in jesus name amen.

  5. I am a habitual liar. I lie so much that my entire life is a lie. Nobody even really knows the real me. I don’t even know the real me. I lie to myself and to the world. I even recently told a lie involving my son. Said he was sick and was in hospital to cover myself from something I did wrong. And after I did that is when I realized that I am truly a horrible liar and have always been and I need some help. I am so tired of lying. I am in a Good relationship now with a man who has loved me more than anybody else in this world other than God and my son ever has and I tell lies to him. Not as bad but still a few lies and I don’t want lies to continue to ruien my life and my blessings I know God is not happy with me at all and I am not happy with me either. I want to know how to stop. I tell myself I am going to stop but lying is second nature to me and my easy escape goat so I always tell them so fast. It’s like my lips are trained to lie. And I lie sometimes about stuff nobody even asked for I just make stuff up to make me look better or to impress people. Sometimes I have lied a problem into my life that wasn’t even asked for. I NEED HELP I WANT TO CHANGE SO BAD. I JUST WANT TO BE A BETTER PERSON, I DONT KNOW HOW TO STOP. PLEASE HELP ME GOD

    1. Author

      Nicole – You have come to the right place and you are doing the right thing. Being open and honest and taking responsibility for the sin is step one. But you probably have done that a thousand times before. Don’t give up. I am writing an article that will help you. Hopefully, I will get it out today.

      Here is a summary = Coming to Jesus and repenting, which means turning from your sin and bad habits, is step one. But take comfort in this point – you cannot stay free without His continued work in your heart and life. You will turn back and do it again. It is a stronghold, an addiction, and most probably an evil spirit attached to you. You need to be set free. It is a demon to which you have given the freedom to lie through you to hurt you and to hurt the ones you love. Freedom, true freedom, takes time in the word and in spending time with God.

      We will help you and God will help you. Go to this page – Confession – Change Your Life. Speak it loudly out of your mouth as much as you can. Do it privately but do it. You won’t feel anything. Don’t worry, it is going deeper than your feelings. You might even feel bad or feel too tired to want to do it, that is the demon resisting. Nicole, do it. Don’t think about it. Don’t hesitate. If you are not yet a Christian go here – Salvation. We love you. Your life will be wonderful. Have hope. God will free you from this terrible thing. Rex

    2. I need prayer support. Some mates of mine have lied about me and trying to destroy my hard earned reputation as a christian woman.

  6. I am confused, someone has lied so bad about me, actually was abusive to me and changed the whole story and claimed to immigration that he was abused (just because he was a not a citizen) Unfortunately immigration will not listen to a citizens side once a none citizen reports to them . God knows it is a lie, he knows it is a lie and I know it is a lie.
    Apparently immigration believed him and offered him some protected status. He convinced everybody about his lie, he goes to church every Saturday, prayer groups have prayed about his manipulated situation believing he is telling the truth.

    Just because he lied so convincingly to immigration and got some VAWA approval for it, after church he continues to lie , written some letters to friends and relatives of how he was allegedly abused and uses the immigration documents (that he obtained through lying) as proof of what he is saying . But that is just a big lie, and he so well knows about that, but most people don’t know and the children don’t know he is lying.

    The question is , he lied, prayed, got people to pray, got rewarded for his lies by immigration, continues to lie and pray and seems to have gotten away with it, is this coming from God?

    While it is good to obtain immigration documents, it is damaging to lie about someone and cover it with prayer.

    I know God does not work with lies .

    Please pray for this situation so that at least the truth will surface and for him to realize and stop his lies as they are so damaging.

  7. I lied to my partner of 9 years I came forward and told him all my truths now he believes everything I say is a lie I don’t blame him but I ask for prayers so that my tongue can be held and not speak lies or nothing false. I love him and don’t want to lose him or my family. The tongue is a very hurtful and hard to tame when all you’ve known is to lie even if its a small white lie .. Please pray so that it stops


  9. Thanks for the ministry, am a professional liar. I started lying while i was young. At that time i thought it could solve problems that i could find myself in. i cultivated the vice until it has become part of me. Lying has made me pay a very big price of losing friends and also family memebrs…… please guide me to deal with this quagmire.

  10. I’ve lied and hid somethings from my wife for over a year. I took out some 3 small money loans and two credit cards to cover up some money that I spent from our main credit card. I reached our credit limit without her knowing and when she asked what happened I lied and said I didn’t know all the while I took out a loan to put our credit card balance back to normal. In that 1 yr span I took out a few more loans to pay for each other because if I use our joint account it would blow my cover. Now my lies and secrecy has caught to me and my credit to low to get anot her loan to pay for three unpaid loans. I confessed to my wife last night and of course she was FURIOUS! But I feel that burden is off my shoulders from finally telling the truth. I may lose my marriage(I pray not) but I don’t want to live a life full of lies and deceit anymore and I want and need God to come into my heart and change me from the inside out. God bless you guys

    1. Author

      Carl – I will pray for you. Coming clean is the craps but the clean feeling is worth it. God will reward you and bless you. Just remember if she forgives you, she still has to trust you again. Maybe set up a credit for card system where only she is in control. God bless you, we love you. Rex

  11. I’ve been lying since I was a very little girl. I think it’s because I had a perfectionist father who would beat me with a belt for the smallest wrongdoing. My first instinct was to deny everything in the hope that I could avoid a beating. By the time I started school I was a nervous wreck and an easy target for bullies. I quickly learned to lie to lessen my chances of being physically attacked. I was bullied for all of the eleven years I was at school. The only time I wasn’t bullied was when I was at college but by then it was too late – I was a very accomplished liar. I wanted to be interesting and to have friends so I lied.

    I’ve prayed so many times to be set free from lying but it appears to have become a part of me. I’m beginning to feel very low because I love the Lord and I don’t want to experience the lake of fire but I really cannot help myself. I feel hopeless and disgusted with myself. How can I be delivered and set free?

    1. Author

      Ms Hopefortruth – First you must know that God loves you and that He knows what you went through. He is not disappointed or angry with you. Yes, God the Father is a perfectionist but only on Himself and not on you. You don’t have to change to get His favor. You must use His favor to change. This favor translates into what we call Grace, which is His ability to do something, given to us so we can do something – usually to change. He does it with us, in us, and for us. That is a big part of the Good News of the Gospel.

      You need to know that you are lovely, precious, and worthwhile. God is the one Who determines our value so you must meditate on scriptures that talk about how much He loves you and is for you.

      First, just in case – pray this to make sure you are a Christian – Salvation

      Scriptures On God’s Love

      Keep reading and meditating on the scriptures on this page to reinforce the knowledge deep in your heart that lying is bad. Next, on forgiveness:

      Scriptures On Forgiveness

      Scriptures on Healing From Abuse

      Now, scriptures to show God’s favor for you and that He is on your side. You no longer have to work to get on His side. That is tiring and futile.

      Scriptures On God’s Favor

      This is a powerful confession (something you speak out of your mouth to build faith in your heart) based on the prayers of Paul. – Confession – Change Your Life

      Be aware that sometimes what is now pushing you to lie is an evil spirit that has taken advantage of your situation. Read this, the concept is the same for your issue – Depression Is a Spirit – It Must Be Fought with the Word of God. Casually read any articles on this site that may jump out at you. God loves you and we love you. Rex

  12. Julie, your confession and your plea for help are so inspiring. You have bared your soul and all of its flaws and failures with truth and conviction. It is so admirable how you took this step and have claimed your right and your intention to walk sude by side with Our Heavenly Father whose mercy, grace, love and forgiveness are ours for the taking if we so desire! I am so proud of you for having such honesty and courage. I pray that you your journey toward a righteous path is ladened with endless blessings!!! God bless you and the path you take! ❤️

  13. Thanks so much for this. I am a wife to a wonderful husband. He often lies and uses me to cover for his untruthfulness. I am at cross roads. Lie to be loyal or betray to be honest?

    I’ve lied too . But I know my Lord has forgiven me. I wish my husband stopped his life style. Maybe if I read these scryptures w him he will open his eyes and stop his mouth from speaking lies. Pls keep us in your prayers.

  14. I am 38 years old and I have lied all my life and it has become part of me and I want to be able to walk away from lies and become a person to be trusted I have lost friends , lovers family though my lies. I think I lie to make myself look better as I feel I am not worthy of love I realize now though listening to rightious people and reading the word that I am loved and truth is the only way. I wish to rid myself of the sin of lies and be able to walk in the rightious word of god to change my ways and to free myself to love and others.

  15. I’m dealing with same thing. It’s a negative stronghold that’s keeping a lot of us that LOVE the LORD bound..So let’s just pray together and ask GOD to deliver us from this. satan is a liar and we can’t continue to allow him to keep us from our blessings. The greatest fear I have is dying and still lying. So let’s start a prayer group and we can hold each other accountable for our sin of lies. I believe if we come together and pray, confess our sins to GOD we can be a help to each other and to others that are bound by this stronghold. Give me your thoughts

  16. I am twelve years old and I lie just so I can get out of trouble quicker but I have learned that lying gets you in more trouble so I have been praying and asking GOD for forgiveness and that he will deliver me from lying so for all of you people out there and if you want to stop lying just ask GOD to save you because GOD is a good GOD I hope whoever is reading this will be blessed

  17. I am twelve years old and I lie just so I can get out of trouble quicker but I have learned that lying gets you in more trouble so I have been praying and asking GOD for forgiveness and that he will deliver me from lying so for all of you people out there and if you want to stop lying just ask GOD to save you because GOD is a good GOD I hope whoever is reading this will be blessed

  18. My name is Tanisha and I am huge liar., for no reason….for the smallest of things it is like second nature I do it without a conscious and one day I stop to think maybe that is prohibiting my blessings I have to stop poing that . I tend to lie to impress people or just to make people laugh …my lies has always been my security blanket..I’m tired

    1. I too suffer from being a liar. I lie for no reason just to make me look better to come out on top to impress but mostly to avoid confrontations and getting into arguments with my loved ones. Sometimes I feel like the truth is so ugly and I don’t want them to see how ugly I am. Or I feel like the truth will upset them or have them mad at me cuz they will see it as stupid. in the end the truth always is reveled and what I was trying to avoid is 10 times worse because of the lie I had told. I don’t know why I lie when I get in a tough spot . it just comes out of me i cant control it I get confronted and I just say whatever I think I need to say to get them to not argue or get mad. I never learn that I should just be honest to begin with. But I feel sometimes that the consequences are so big so scary and I don’t want to deal with them. so I lie and then I live all worried that my loved one will find out that I lied . I need help. I ask for prayer for the strength to make me a honest person I don’t want to be walking around afraid that someone will say something or something will happen that will show that I have lied about something. I ask for prayer for my husband to have patience with me and forgive me for the times I have lied to him. I pray for his heart to be soften and keep going forward with me in our life journey.

    2. I. In your boat alongside with you. I lie after everything God’s gracious and merciful forgiveness blesses me with. All he does for me and in a instant u spit small ridiculously pointless lies out of my mouth then realize … why dud I just sat that!? There was no reason why I couldn’t have just said the truth! Please God come into my heart and fix whatever it is I need that’s broken, I want to live a closer more loving relationship with you! I don’t want to let you down over this foolish sin, I can’t shake. I know you are good to your word Fateher and if you can do anything you love to give peace and blessings. Please bless my heart with your wisdom and guidance to push through unnoticed temptation so I don’t fail you and fall short of your glory! AMEN

  19. I’m a 33 year old woman who has struggled with lying off and on for years. Some times it seems like I’ve got a handle on it and other times it’s like my tongue/mouth just goes with no control. About silly things not even with lying about . Not worth God being disappointed in me for or hating me. Even worse I noticed my daughter does it now. I want to stop more now than ever. I thought back to conversations with my own mom and there were times I realized she was lying & being hypocritical too but I didn’t say anything. I’m tired of disappointing God. How do you go to your church pastor and ask for prayer. I’m nervous of what he Might think every time he saw me afterwards or I opened my mouth to speak.

  20. I lied and was drunk. I put someone in jail and now the person charged with domestic violence but when sheriff called and asked if I wanted to press charges I said no. The Sheriff said he will drop charge and release him however the person is still in custody what am I to do?

    1. Author

      Monique – I don’t know. What is God telling you to do. He must be dealing with you for you to be on this website, and to ask the question.

      At least, can you do all that you can to get him out as soon as possible. I assume you are afraid that you will go to jail if you told the truth. It gets complicated when we do not tell the truth.

      1. Im a 13 year old girl and I have been lying alot lately to make myself feel good about my self coukd u give me some advice about ways I could stop lying ?

        1. well Becca you shouldn’t lie to make yourself feel better because your just making the people you lied to look stupid because they didn’t know you lied to them.

        2. Becca, if you are still having trouble with being honest, try praying scripture every day to ask God to help you. You could pray this prayer, “Dear Heavenly Father, do not let any unwholesome talk come out of my mouth, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.” See Ephesians 4:29

    2. Monique hope things worked out I am in a situation very similar to yours. But 90% is true and the other 10 is not… but never loss faith.

      1. Things worked out good charges were dropped from that person. I learned a lesson on lying but also learned telling the truth will definitely set you free and feel good inside your body….

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