Ninth Commandment (Discussion Questions)

Categories: Ten Commandments (6-10)

Read Genesis 3:1-14

  • What does it mean to "bear false witness"?
  • Why do you think we needed a commandment on not bearing false witness?
  • Why is lying a bad thing?
  • What about "little white lies"? Is any lie okay?
  • How do you bear false witness without actually lying? (repeating mean or unkind stories about someone)
  • Why does it seem so easy for people to lie?
  • How do you avoid being duped?
  • Was the serpent lying to Eve?
  • Did Adam and Eve lie to God?
  • Why is it important to obey the Ten Commandments?
  • Do you know anyone in the Bible who lied?
  • What were the consequences of their actions?