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He Is

The Truth

What is The Truth?

John 18:37–38 NASB95
37 Therefore Pilate said to Him, “So You are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say correctly that I am a king. For this I have been born, and for this I have come into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth hears My voice.” 38 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.
John 14:6 NASB95
6 Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.
The Truth implies no option
When you say I am the ?anything?
People will accuse you of being arrogant
Jesus was saying I am it. Humanity tends to
rebel against anything absolute because of pride.
John 8:31–32 NASB95
31 So Jesus was saying to those Jews who had believed Him, “If you continue in My word, then you are truly disciples of Mine; 32 and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free.”

How do we know for sure what truth is?

We accept Him for who He is and for who He says He is, by Faith

John 16:13 NASB95
13 “But when He, the Spirit of truth, comes, He will guide you into all the truth; for He will not speak on His own initiative, but whatever He hears, He will speak; and He will disclose to you what is to come.

Why do we as man created in God’s image tend to fight against The Truth?

We are born in sin, so until we except Jesus as The only Truth. We are, and remain an enemy of The Truth. (Jesus)

John 3:20–21 NASB95
20 “For everyone who does evil hates the Light, and does not come to the Light for fear that his deeds will be exposed. 21 “But he who practices the truth comes to the Light, so that his deeds may be manifested as having been wrought in God.”
Romans 1:18 NASB95
18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men who suppress the truth in unrighteousness,

He Is

The Corner Stone

The corner stone was usually laid in ceremony with a public show
The corner stone was often inscribed with the name of the builder or
designer and the start date and the date the building finished.
The corner stone was often used to interconnect two walls of a building.
Isaiah 28:16 NASB95
16 Therefore thus says the Lord God, “Behold, I am laying in Zion a stone, a tested stone, A costly cornerstone for the foundation, firmly placed. He who believes in it will not be disturbed.
Amplified Bible Chapter 28

16 Therefore thus says the Lord God, Behold, I am laying in Zion for a foundation a Stone, a tested Stone, a precious Cornerstone of sure foundation; he who believes (trusts in, relies on, and adheres to that Stone) will not be ashamed or give way or hasten away [in sudden panic].

Acts 4:11–12 NASB95
11 “He is the stone which was rejected by you, the builders, but which became the chief corner stone. 12 “And there is salvation in no one else; for there is no other name under heaven that has been given among men by which we must be saved.”
Ephesians 2:19–22 NASB95
19 So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God’s household, 20 having been built on the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Christ Jesus Himself being the corner stone, 21 in whom the whole building, being fitted together, is growing into a holy temple in the Lord, 22 in whom you also are being built together into a dwelling of God in the Spirit.

The Alpha and Omega

The Beginning and the End

The First and the Last

Genesis 1:1 NASB95
1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
John 1:1 NASB95
1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
John 6:39 NASB95
39 “This is the will of Him who sent Me, that of all that He has given Me I lose nothing, but raise it up on the last day.
Isaiah 40:28 NASB95
28 Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth Does not become weary or tired. His understanding is inscrutable.
Revelation 1:8 NASB95
8 “I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, “who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.”
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