Jesus says in John 18:37: “I was born and came into the world to testify to the truth. All who love the truth recognize that what I say is true.” Christians believe in absolute truth. We believe truth is deeply rooted in the character of God, revealed to us in Jesus Christ, and communicated clearly in the Bible.
Key Points: 1. Believing the truth saves us
1 Timothy 2:3 – 4: This is good and pleases God our Savior, Who wants everyone to be saved and to understand the truth.
2. Obeying the truth frees us.
Jesus says in John 8:32: “You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
a. Christians are free from the guilt of sin.
b. Christians are free from the consequences of sin.
3. Trusting the truth secures us.
Psalm 19:7: The instructions of the Lord are perfect, reviving the soul.
a. Truth brings security to the family
b. Truth brings security to the government
c. Truth brings security to education
d. Truth brings security to the church
This three-weekend series will be called “Truth in Troubled Times”. Truth matters because beliefs lead to actions, and actions have consequences. What you believe makes an eternal difference.
A key verse is John 8:32, where Jesus says, “You will know the truth and the truth will set you free.”