Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue is but for a moment.(Proverbs 12:19 ESV)
Truth is the greatest asset! Truth wears well. Truth is painful but it stands the test of time. Time tests it, but if is done well, it endures the trial.
I have spoken the truth and have for the present to suffer for it, I must be content to wait. If also I believe the truth of God and endeavor to declare it, I may meet with much opposition, but I need not fear, for ultimately the truth must prevail. The Holy Spirit is the Spirit of Truth that the world cannot see, therefore any believer with the truth has the Spirit of God.
Falsehood is a liability, it cannot stand the test of time. What a poor thing is the temporary triumph of falsehood! “A lying lip is but for a moment!” It is a mere gourd which comes up in a night and perishes in a night; and the greater its development the more manifest its decay.
On the other hand, how worthy of an immortal being is the avowal and defense of that truth which can never change; the everlasting gospel, which is established in the immutable truth of an unchanging God!
An old proverb says, “He that speaks truth shames the devil.” Assuredly he that speaks the truth of God will put to shame all the devils in hell and confound all the seed of the serpent which now hisses out their falsehoods.
O my heart, take care that thou be in all things on the side of truth, both in small things and great; but especially, on the side of Him by whom grace and truth have come among men!–C.H. Spurgeon
God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.(John 4:24 ESV)