What is Truth?

What is Truth?

John 18:37-38

I. Truth is indestructible

    A. God’s Word is truth (John 17:17) and it cannot be destroyed (1 Peter 1:22;23; Mark 13:31; Psalm 100:5)
    B. No man can destroy the Word of God (Jeremiah 36:1-2, 20-23; 31:33)

II. Truth is unchangeable

    A. People may exchange truth for a lie (Romans 1:25)
    B. God does not change (Hebrews 1:10-12)
    C. The Word is God’s power (Romans 1:16; Galatians 1:6-7)

III. Truth is powerful

    A. It is sharp (Hebrews 4:12)
    B. It causes men to want to change (Acts 2:37) and tremble if they don’t (Acts 24:25)

IV. What can the truth do for us?

    A. It can make us free (John 8:32)
    B. It can sanctify us (John 17:17)
    C. It can purify us (1 Peter 1:22)

V. What is our responsibility toward the truth?

    A. Lovingly teach it (Ephesians 4:15)
    B. Worship according to it (John 4:24)
    C. Rightly divide it (2 Timothy 2:15)
    D. Meditate on it (Philippians 4:8)

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