What is Truth?

Jesus is truth and truth is absolute, not relative, not whimsical/capricious, not variable. John 8:32, … and you will know the truth and it will set you free.


Bible Reading: John 18:19-38

Jesus made a profound statement when He said to Pilate, “I have come into the world, to testify to the truth” [John 18:37]. Pilate responded with cynicism [the Amplified Bible uses the word scornfully, asking, “What is truth?” Although spoken with cynicism by Pilate, it is nevertheless, a vital question, and the subject of men’s searching for centuries.

God’s truth is neither abstract nor relative. It consists of absolute. For many people in a postmodern society this is uncomfortable and regarded as divisive, because it separates between right and wrong. But that is exactly what truth does! Truth is not necessarily what the majority of people believe. In a postmodern society the general view of truth is that it is relative and dependent on a given situation or circumstance. This totally unbiblical view would make truth to be without absolutes. The irony is that…

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