ABSOLUTE TRUTH

April 6, 2018

 Untruth is carried on willing wings, but he who speaks the truth needs a bodyguard.

 

The Bible, God’s holy word is the only source of truth for all of mankind. We have all been told at some time in our life, “When all else fails read the directions!” I once saw a tee shirt that read, “I’ve given up my search for truth.” And another that read, “Question Truth.” In the movie, “Altered States,” the lead character was on a search for absolute truth. In the process of emptying himself he submerged himself in water for many days, mentally going far back in time. He finally came to the beginning of everything, and he found absolute truth. What was it? The absolute truth is, there is no absolute truth.

 

But I am here to declare to you that he was wrong! The Word of God is absolute truth! John 17:17, “Sanctify them by Your truth. Your word is truth.” Psalm 119:160, “The entirety of Your word is truth…”

 

The Word of God is absolute truth, and well-meaning people still turn to mystics, palm readers  and worldly counselors. Psalm 1:1,2 says, “Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand around with sinners, or join in with mockers. But they delight in the law of the Lord,  meditating on it day and night.” (New Living Translation)_

 

There are more than one-hundred-thousand books in print on the religious subjects. There is much knowledge, much education, much information, much speculation, but not much truth. John 8:32, “And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” Free from having never known God’s absolute truth!

 

The Captain of a large Naval vessel saw a light ahead on a collision course with his ship. He signaled, “Alter your course ten degrees south.” The reply came back, “Alter your course ten degrees north.” The Captain then signaled again, “Alter your course ten degrees south, I am a Captain.” The reply, “Alter your course ten degrees north, I am a Seaman third-class.” The furious Captain signaled, “Alter your course ten degrees south, I am a Battleship.” The reply, “Alter your course ten degrees north, I am a lighthouse.”

 

God’s lighthouse is there to keep us from danger. Trust His direction! The world changes God’s Word to fit their lifestyle. We are to alter our lifestyle to fit God's Word. We place ourselves in danger when we refuse to heed the Lighthouse of God's Word.

 

Dr. John

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