“What IS ‘truth’????” I can almost hear the sarcasm in his voice.
Who’s asking? It is Pontius Pilate. He was asking this age old question over 2000 years ago. He didn’t know it at the time, but he was asking the only one that has the answer to “What IS ‘truth’?” Jesus had just finished telling Pilate that He, Jesus, was, in fact, a king. A king whose only purpose in our world was to testify to the truth.
Oh, how this teaching applies to us today, in 2010. Do you really know what to believe? When you read something in a magazine, watch it on t.v., surf the internet? Do you really know how much of it you can believe? Do you believe the tales that people tell you? Do you know WHO you can believe IN anymore?
No, we live in a world where we don’t, we won’t, we can’t sincerely believe in anything.
But I challenge you today, THERE IS something to believe in. THERE IS Someone to believe in. There is truth: The only truth. It lies in Jesus. “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” John 14:6
It is the thing that, as a Christian, makes our joy complete. The apostle John referred to it in 1 John 1:4-5 “We write this to make our joy complete. This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all.”
And the truth is this: We were lost in our sin, with no hope of ever saving ourselves. But God, who loves you and loves me so much, sent His precious son, Jesus, to ‘be’ our sin. To free us, forever. It was our only chance. And He gave it to us. THAT IS THE TRUTH. I stake my life on it.