What is truth
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 11

What Is Truth? PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 51 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

What Is Truth?. Part Four The Right Attitude Toward Truth. Postmodernism vs. the Bible. Part 1: Our modern world is suffering from truth decay … among many, truth is no longer 1) knowable, 2) absolute, 3) objective), or 4) universal

Download Presentation

What Is Truth?

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


What is truth

What Is Truth?

Part Four

The Right Attitude Toward Truth


Postmodernism vs the bible

Postmodernism vs. the Bible

  • Part 1: Our modern world is suffering from truth decay … among many, truth is no longer 1) knowable, 2) absolute, 3) objective), or 4) universal

  • Part 2: The Bible speaks of things that are true and of the nature of truth (truth is what conforms to reality)

  • Part 3: One’s attitude and responsibility toward truth is not always what it should be (Isa. 59:14-15; Jer. 7:27-28)


Postmodernism vs the bible1

Postmodernism vs. the Bible

  • Part 4: One’s attitude and responsibility toward truth can be right (1 Kings 22:16)


We must procure truth

We Must Procure Truth

  • The search for truth is not merely limited to a search … truth must be obtained and secured

  • “Buy the truth and sell it not…” (Prov. 23:23)

  • “you shall know the truth” (Jn. 8:32)

  • “received from us the word of the message … as it is in truth” (1 Thess. 2:13)

  • “come to the knowledge of the truth” (1 Tim. 2:4)


We must practice truth

We Must Practice Truth

  • The search for truth is not merely an academic pursuit or a hypothetical and theoretical exercise … truth must be put into use daily

  • “he that does the truth” (Jn. 3:21)

  • “worship in spirit and truth” (Jn. 4:23-24)

  • “obedience to the truth” (1 Pet. 1:22)

  • “thy children walking in truth” (2 Jn. 4)


We must proclaim truth

We Must Proclaim Truth

  • The search for truth is not merely personal … truth must be preached to others for their good as well

  • “in whom ye also, having heard the word of the truth, the gospel of your salvation” (Eph. 1:13)

  • “the pillar and ground of the truth” (1 Tim. 3:15)

  • “handling aright the word of truth” (2 Tim. 2:15)

  • “fellow-workers for the truth” (3 Jn. 8)


We must plead truth

We Must Plead Truth

  • The search for truth is not merely a casual pursuit; but we must beseech, implore, and entreat others to come to the truth as well

  • “speaking truth in love” (Eph. 4:15)

  • “repentance unto the knowledge of the truth” (2 Tim. 2:25)


We must protect truth

We Must Protect Truth

  • The search for truth is not merely an impersonal object … truth must be personally defended against all attacks

  • “the truth of the gospel might continue” (Gal. 2:5)

  • “walked not uprightly according to the truth” (Gal. 2:14)

  • “Stand therefore, having girded your loins with truth” (Eph. 6:14)


We must praise truth

We Must Praise Truth

  • The search for truth is not merely an obligation forced upon us … truth must be praised and adored in our life

  • “every one that is of the truth” (Jn. 18:37)

  • “rejoices with the truth” (1 Cor. 13:6)

  • “we can do nothing against the truth” (2 Cor. 13:8)

  • “established in the truth” (2 Pet. 1:12)


Postmodernism vs the bible2

Postmodernism vs. the Bible

  • We can know truth (John 8:32) and God wants us to come to a knowledge of the truth (1 Tim. 2:4)

  • We are created by God and we are to follow his wisdom, not our understanding (Prov. 3:5; Jer. 10:23)

  • We cannot know all there is to know, but we can know God’s truth (Deut. 29:29; Eccl. 12:12-14)


Postmodernism vs the bible3

Postmodernism vs. the Bible

  • Truth does not decay, only those who hear it (Isa. 59:14-15; Jer. 7:28)

  • We can be certain about what God wants for us (1 Jn. 5:13)

  • There is nothing as good as the truth; there is no substitute for truth!


  • Login