What Is Truth?

Pilate went back into the palace. He summoned Jesus and asked, “Are you the king of the Jews?”

Jesus answered, “Do you say this on your own or have others spoken to you about me?”

 Pilate responded, “I’m not a Jew, am I? Your nation and its chief priests handed you over to me. What have you done?”

Jesus replied, “My kingdom doesn’t originate from this world. If it did, my guards would fight so that I wouldn’t have been arrested by the Jewish leaders. My kingdom isn’t from here.”

 “So you are a king?” Pilate said.

Jesus answered, “You say that I am a king. I was born and came into the world for this reason: to testify to the truth. Whoever accepts the truth listens to my voice.”

 “What is truth?” Pilate asked.    –John 8:33-38 (CEB) 

What is truth?

It was a dangerous question when Pilate asked it

It is a dangerous question today.

Fake News

Airbrushed photos

Competing ideas of what it means to be Christian

Different experiences of the same reality

What is truth?

We may not know the answer, but we come to seek it here

To seek not our truth, but God’s truth

To seek Jesus Christ who isthe truth

We dare to ask the question

And we dare to seek the wondrous answer together.


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