What is Truth?

When Jesus was being interrogated by Pontus Pilot, pilot responded to Jesus by saying to Him, “What is truth?” The Pharisees, the political party that had all the power in Jesus day were desperate to get rid of Jesus and they brought all kinds of false accusations against Jesus to Pilot to try and get Him crucified. Pilot was responsible to try and sort through the all the conflicting information and determine what was true, and in the process in frustration uttered those famous words, “what is truth?”

Today in the political scene, and with the media there is a ton on conflicting information, and everyone is declaring that everyone else who disagrees with them is a liar. The only thing that people in authority get called more than a “racist” is a liar. We who watch the news often cry out in frustration voicing the same words of pilot from 2000 years ago, “what is truth?”

As Christians it is more important than ever to read the Bible everyday. The Bible is the Word of God and it is the truth about everything.

2 Samuel 7:28 Now, O Lord God, You are God, and Your words are truth.

John 14:6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.

It is important for us to understand that the devil and his demons are the ultimate source of all lies.

John 8:44 You are of your father the devil, and you want to do the desires of your father. He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth because there is no truth in him. Whenever he speaks a lie, he speaks from his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of lies.

1 Timothy 4:1 But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith, paying attention to deceitful spirits and doctrines of demons,

Jesus declared in John 8 that if we knew the truth it would make free. Èè

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