Believe that acquiring money and things will bring lasting happiness?
See Matthew 13:22, I Tim. 6:10
Believe that consuming food and alcohol excessively will make you happy?
See Proverbs 20:1, Proverbs 23:19-21
Believe that a great body and personality will get you what you want?
See Proverbs 31:10, I Peter 3:3-4
Believe that gratifying sexual lust will bring lasting satisfaction?
See Ephesians 4:22-24, 1 Peter 2:11
Believe that you can sin and get away with it and not have it affect your heart?
See Hebrews 3:12, 13
Believe that you can do whatever you want and no one can touch you?
See II Cor. 11:2-4, 13-15
Believe that people can live a life of sin and still go to heaven?
See 1 Cor. 6:9-11
Believe that you can hang around bad company and not become corrupted?
See 1 Cor. 15:33-34
Believe that there are no consequences on earth for your sins?
See Galatians 6:7-8
Believe that you must gain the approval of certain people in order to be happy?
See Galatians 1:10
Believe that you must measure up to certain standards in order to feel good about yourself?
See Galatians 3:2-3, 5:1
The believer in Christ has no business deceiving others by lying, exaggerating, telling white lies, stretching the truth, or anything relating falsehoods. Satan is the father of lies and he seeks to keep people in bondage through deception but it is the truth in Jesus that sets us free.