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What is “truth”?

Who asked this question?
What is the irony in the question?
John 18:38 ESV
Pilate said to him, “What is truth?” After he had said this, he went back outside to the Jews and told them, “I find no guilt in him.
John 14:
John 14:6 ESV
Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
What is the
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John 1:1 ESV
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
John 1:14 ESV
And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.
John 1:18 ESV
No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father’s side, he has made him known.

How is it viewed

Starting with the Boomers, people questioned the existence of truth.
Must know how it is viewed to teach it.
If you asked neighbors or colleagues what is truth, what would they say?

Truth is Temporal

Secular thought

Truth is Temporal

Only exists in the temporal world. Only in what they can experience. No truth is the spiritual.

Difference in truth & its perception

Survey on health:
40% of over weight men said they thought they were the right weight.
29% of the women, who were not overweight said what?
What does this prove? Weight height chart is truth. But perception is off.

What determines truth for secular thought?

The concensus (what the majority believe).
Exodus 23:2 ESV
You shall not fall in with the many to do evil, nor shall you bear witness in a lawsuit, siding with the many, so as to pervert justice,

Relativism in situational ethics

What is the truth to me. I know Jesus says believe and be baptized to be saved, but that is not the truth to me.
What happens if my truth is in conflict with your truth? Hopefully, we will accept the bible.
PC. Any idea ought to be tolerated.
For instance: Jesus says he is the only way to heaven. This would be attacked as too narrow minded.

Truth is Tradition

All different religions. Why all the differences. For instance we don’t use instrumental music because it is our “tradition”.
Tradition is only things like the invitational song. Not matter of truth. ; ;
Matthew 15:6 ESV
he need not honor his father.’ So for the sake of your tradition you have made void the word of God.
Matthew 14:6 ESV
But when Herod’s birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced before the company and pleased Herod,
Mark 7:9 ESV
And he said to them, “You have a fine way of rejecting the commandment of God in order to establish your tradition!
Colossians 2:8 ESV
See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ.
Colossians 2:8 ESV
See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ.
Omniest are consider the spiritual people today.
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