The Bible on Truth

The Bible on Truth

Today “truth” has come to mean “something honest or factual,” but here it is used in the deeper sense of “a transcendent fundamental or spiritual reality.”

We should seek truth.

Psalm 25:5: Lead me in Your truth and teach me, For You are the God of my salvation; On You I wait all the day.

Proverbs 23:23: Buy the truth, and do not sell it, Also wisdom and instruction and understanding.

1 Timothy 2:4: Who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

God has promised to reveal His truth to us.

Jeremiah 33:6: Behold, I will bring it health and healing; I will heal them and reveal to them the abundance of peace and truth.

John 15:26: "But when the Helper comes, whom I shall send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth who proceeds from the Father, He will testify of Me.”

John 8:31–32: Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed Him, "If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. 32 "And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free."

God’s Word is truth.

Psalm 119:142: Your righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, And Your law is truth.

Psalm 119:151: You are near, O LORD, And all Your commandments are truth.

John 17:17: "Sanctify them by Your truth. Your word is truth.”

Jesus is the Word made flesh; He is the truth.

John 1:14: And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth.

John 1:17: For the law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.

John 14:6: Jesus said to him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.”

Ephesians 4:21: If indeed you have heard Him and have been taught by Him, as the truth is in Jesus:

Don’t be led away from the truth.

Colossians 2:8: Beware lest anyone cheat you through philosophy and empty deceit, according to the tradition of men, according to the basic principles of the world, and not according to Christ.

2 Timothy 4:4: and they will turn their ears away from the truth, and be turned aside to fables.

1 John 4:6: We are of God. He who knows God hears us; he who is not of God does not hear us. By this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error.

Truth is pervasive and timeless.

Psalm 85:10–11: Mercy and truth have met together; Righteousness and peace have kissed. 11 Truth shall spring out of the earth, And righteousness shall look down from heaven.

Psalm 100:5: For the LORD is good; His mercy is everlasting, And His truth endures to all generations.

Psalm 108:4: For Your mercy is great above the heavens, And Your truth reaches to the clouds.

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