Persuasive Essay About Lying

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There were multiple things I did wrong, I lied and cheated. I was dishonest to Josh and Hayden. The reason this is a bad thing is that it hurt people I love. Lying will ruin relationships with people who are the closest to you. If lying was a regular thing, life would be difficult. People would have to figure out right from wrong and not even rely on books at that point. To lie is to achieve a purpose that has no beneficial ending. In the end of this grounding, I can definitely assure you I will not be lying again. This was not worth every cent of lying. In my life, I can’t imagine someone doing this to me. If Hayden lied to me, I honestly wouldn’t know because Hayden is a very good liar. I’m just joking, but it wouldn’t want to talk to them or trust them anymore. I couldn’t understand someone close to me, lying. In the end, the biggest person I hurt in the end was me. As a Christian, I have found 2 scriptures from the bible explaining how cruel lying is: the first one is, “Telling lies about others is as harmful as hitting them with an ax, wounding them with a sword, or shooting them with a sharp arrow.” (Proverbs 25:18) This verse explains lying is similar to killing someone. It says how it is “as harmful as hitting them with an ax” which is might wound them but wound them really bad. I can’t imagine getting hit with an ax, that probably kills you. That’s how much it affects someone and how their trust is so valuable. It is literally stabbing someone in the back. The
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