Category Archives: The Truth

False Witness

The ninth commandment says “Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.”  It could simply say, “Thou shalt not lie.”  Why doesn’t it? By phrasing the commandment the way He did, God is telling us not only that lying is … Continue reading

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Faith Does Not Make Something True

Faith does not make something true; it cannot make something true.  Something is either true or it isn’t; faith cannot change it.  Rather, faith recognizes and accepts what is true.  Faith therefore submits to reality. Unbelief rejects what is true.  Unbelief … Continue reading

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The Father of Truth and the Father of Lies

Jesus is the Father of truth.  Satan is the father of lies. Jesus reveals Himself.  Satan hides himself. Jesus invites us to walk with Him.  Satan deceives us into walking with him. Jesus leads us – through His word and … Continue reading

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Life Is a Crucible

When I google “crucible” I find that it means “a ceramic or metal container in which metals or other substances may be melted or subjected to very high temperatures” Because of this, Google further tells us that crucible is a metaphor … Continue reading

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Faith Has to Do with What Is – Hope Has to Do with What Is to Come

Faith has to do with what is, while hope has to do with what is to come. We have faith that God is, and, because of this, hope for the future. We believe that God is, and we hope in … Continue reading

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It Won’t Work to Bring God into Your World

It won’t work for you to bring God into your world.  You have to bring yourself into His. You can’t bring God into your world because, first of all, you don’t have a world.  You are a creature, and you … Continue reading

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Science Is Only Half the Truth

Science restricts itself to those phenomena which can be observed and measured.  This leaves out the half of creation that cannot be observed and measured. There’s nothing wrong with studying science.  You can learn a lot.  However, never lose sight … Continue reading

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Earthly Reward or Heavenly Reward?

Why should you perform your righteous acts for an earthly audience when all it will bring you are earthly rewards?  You can perform your good deeds for a heavenly audience and it will bring rewards that are far more satisfying. … Continue reading

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We Are Not the Audience; We Are the Show

So much of our life in America consists in being entertained.  In ancient times it was royalty who were constantly entertained.  Therefore, most of us with a television set are living “the lifestyles of the rich and famous” when compared … Continue reading

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