“This is the absolute truth,” someone says, “there is no absolute truth.”
By the way, look at the above statement and see if you discern see the in-built contradiction.
It is well to acknowledge the fact that truth is a very rare commodity in our day, or any day. Watch the news on television and observe how very different the world looks to an outlet that is liberal or conservative. Observe a couple who have recently broken up: If you listen to her account of events and his, you might wonder if they were talking about the same thing.
Sin, too, blurs our view of things. It’s hard to acknowledge our mistakes, to confess our sins. Someone wit has said that the three hardest words to pronounce in the English language are “I was wrong.”
But just because we have different perspectives does not mean that there is not an objective truth out there!
“You shall know the truth,” Jesus declared, “and the truth will set you free” (John 8:32). To hear the truth spoken is very rare. But you can count on it, when God says it, it is true. Again Jesus says, “sanctify them through the truth, your word is truth” (John 17:17).
“Hell,” Os Guiness declares correctly,” is the truth, known too late.”
In religion you can hear a plethora of statements about salvation being made. On the radio and television, social media and inside church buildings this Sunday, you will hear all manner of ideas, many of which are not true.
Please note this: The Bible never divides, it clarifies; our vision is blurred only when human ideas are added into the mixture. Dear reader, please find the truth before it is too late!