[The above is an abbreviated, postproduction text of the program released for broadcast the week of June 9—15 in the radio series, "The Bible Speaks to You." Heard internationally over approximately 1,000 stations, the weekly programs are prepared and produced by the Christian Science Committee on Publication, 107 Falmouth Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115.]

RADIO PROGRAM NO. 271 - A Student Asks About Honesty

Questioner: There seems to be an integrity gap in the world today. Often the operator who uses gimmicks appears to get ahead.

Speaker: We certainly see evidences of people's preoccupation with gimmicks, and yet this integrity gap isn't anything new. For example, we learn from the Bible of the shortcomings of such people as Jacob, who chiseled his brother out of his birthright and who later had a terrific struggle with himself to regain his integrity. Today we see politicians exposed, students resigning, and other evidences of how the lack of integrity catches up with people.

Questioner: What kind of integrity are we actually talking about?

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Words of Current Interest
June 17, 1967

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