John 18: 38, NAB – Pilate said to Him, “What is truth?” And when he had said this, he went out again to the Jews and said to them, “I find no guilt in Him.
Perhaps Pilot said it best for many who have great difficulty mustering the courage to embrace the truth or even begin to wrap ones arms around the truth. Truth What is truth?
Who was it that came to testify to the truth? The Truth will set us free. Where do we look for the truth?
The Truth is, the truth surrounds itself with other abstract words. Charity and Justice are two of the twin children of the truth. When charity and justice are applied properly they hyelp point to and reveal the truth.
Do we kill a man to avoid torturing him and justify our actions based upon our values. Woops, there’s another abstract word = values? Well where our do values come from and who decides what they are or are not???
As we grow older we discover our individual values clash with other folks we encounter. So what do we do? Charity perhaps, one of the twin children of the truth helps us find our way through the smoke and clouds that exist to hide the truth.
Did you know when humans reach the age of 11, their values have been set for life. Wow – for life? Imagine looking at the world through the eyes of an 11 year old and one has reached middle age?
To be continued …..
All of this is to say these are abstract words which are founded upon revealed spiritual truth which is communicated through