It leads me to wondering when someone’s words are professed a little too loudly. The weight of noise will not convince me, and assurances of “truthfulness” work to convince me otherwise. Honesty is missing.
“But above all, my brethren, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath; but your yes is to be yes, and your no, no, so that you may not fall under judgment.” (James 5:12 NASB)
No need to wonder about someone who lets truth speak for itself. Exercise wisdom when considering relationships. The sons of God and the daughters of men. Unequally yoked. Good fruit, bad fruit. Disregarding God’s wisdom has caused others to fall under judgement.
Remember God’s flood? Consider the damage of unsuccessful unions in partnerships and marriages. And how many church goers are misled by false prophets? Interesting phrase, “But above all.” James wants us to know something very important.