Can We Know the Truth? (Part 2)

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Truth DestinationIn Part 1 of this post, found here, we determined the source and substance of Truth as it is presented in Scripture. In so doing we discovered that there are such things as true statements (truth) and false statements (lies). Therefore, having established that there is indeed such a concept and thing as Truth (notice my clever use of the capitol “T” there), we are now able to move on to examine how this fact – Truth – should affect the individual Christian, the Pastor, and the application of theology in our increasing Post-Modern, Post-Christian society.

Truth and the Individual Christian

It would seem a simple track to follow; that God’s Word is the truth, Christians want or at least should want to know more of God and the truth, therefore Scripture should be the standard by which they view all things.… Continue reading

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Can We Know the Truth? (Part 1)

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Truth Destination“You lied to me!,” an exclamation that has ended more than one young budding romance, and perhaps a few others in full blossom. But more than a statement which often signals the ending of a relationship it is an acknowledgment of something more; that there are such things as true statements (truth) and false ones (lies). As subtle as this acknowledgement may seem it is indeed an important one especially within the postmodern society we find ourselves living in today.

Ours is a society which leans toward a dismissal of any possibility of sure and settled knowledge of the truth; because everyone is entitled to his or her own truth.… Continue reading

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