An Idea Borrowed

Years ago on a radio program someone shared that they read a chapter in Proverbs every day. Since there are 31 chapters and the longest month has 31 days it allows you to read through Proverbs on a regular basis. I use it as the launch pad for my personal worship time and branch out from there. On this blog I will try to share some of the insights I have in the Word. I will try to organize them in the archive by reference.

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Truth Is Truth

(Pro 22:21 KJV) That I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth; that thou mightest answer the words of truth to them that send unto thee?

Having ready access to the Bible puts a responsibility on us, a responsibility that we don’t want.  We have access to “truth” (571).  We are expected to share it without watering it down.  The KJV uses “truth” twice.  The second time the NASB translates it “correctly”.  This is a place where we are told to reject the current philosophy that is popular in our culture, the philosophy of relativism.  The technical term is deconstructionalism.  It is a belief that words have different meanings to different people or to the same person at different times.  In this thinking there is not real objective truth.  All is subjective.  Thus you can have no universal moral standards and the rules can be applied differently to each individual.

So?  Keep in mind that Jesus did not say He was “a” truth.  He said He is “the” truth.  There may be many on ramps but Jesus is the only way.  We need to keep that in mind in our multicultural society.  Bread may come in many forms but it is still bread and never an apple. 

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