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The Communication Principle in the Book of Psalms Essay

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The communication principle that is outlined in this paper is about communicating lies and what the outcome of lying is. In the book of Psalm, it explains very clear about the bibles stance on lying. Psalm 59:12-13:12 reads, “For the sins of their mouths, for the words of their lips, let them be caught in their pride. For the curses and lies they utter, 13 consume them in your wrath; consume them till they are no more. Then it will be known to the ends of the earth that God rules over Jacob.”
Speaking truthfully is a very important part of living ethically. The Bible has very strong feelings against lying as seen in this book of Psalms. If someone knowingly tells someone that they intend to do something, but know that there is no
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Speaking with candor has to do with honesty and providing information that the recipient of the communication needs to receive. Candor is required in all of our relationships especially those in which we have a vested emotional interest. Candor is also important in the business world as business partners must share honest information between one another. The bible has many examples of speakers spreading the word of faith and speaking with candor.
The next aspect of truthfulness is sincerity. Sincerity is defined as the quality of being free from pretense, deceit, or hypocrisy (freedictonary.com, 2014). Sincerity is honesty, free of criticism and spreading non truths. Sincerity allows us to be genuine and accepted for whom we are, not by pretending to be what we aren’t. There are no motives behind our message when we are being sincere. Being sincere in our communication is an expression of honesty from which we understand and accept within ourselves.
Some questions I developed from this scripture and aspects of honest communication starting with Candor are: Does being honest in our communication require us to volunteer information even when we are not asked for it specifically? I answered yes to this question. In my opinion withholding information is lying. If you have the information available at the time of your communication, it should be disclosed.
Another question in reference to sincerity in regards to the scripture is: If someone that
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