Undeniable Truths

There aren’t many undeniable truths in the world.  There are a few things we consider to be truth that don’t fit into the truth category at all.  There are some things that can be considered truth but not to the point that it is undeniable.  There are few things in this world that can be considered undeniable truth. 

There are some things we can bank on.  Some things that absolutely do not change.  These are the truths we base our lives on.  These are the things that hold the world together.  Absolute truth allows the church a foundation to build upon.  It allows Christians a path on which we can walk as we seek to follow Christ.

Let’s consider a few principles that qualify as absolute truth:

  • All Scripture is inspired by God.  2 Timothy 3:16-17 tells us, “all Scripture is given by inspiration of God and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, correction, and instruction in righteousness that the man of God might be perfect throughly furnished unto all good works.”  Simply put Scripture tells us how to be reconciled to God and how to maintain that relationship with God.
  • Jesus is the only way to salvation.  Salvation cannot be found in any other name.  It can’t be found in Buddha, Mohammed, or even in Judaism.  Salvation can’t be found in intellectual perfection or even in perfect obedience.  Some would teach that we can behave our way to heaven.  This is a mistake.  Salvation comes only through faith in Jesus.  Our only hope for salvation is trust in the name of Christ.
  • We live, we die, and then the judgement.  Hebrews 9:27 says, “it is appointed unto man once to die and then the judgement.”  After we die we all face God in Judgement.  It is up to us to be prepared.
  • Nothing is as important as the body of Christ.   Christ purchased the church with His own blood.  Nothing is as important as the church.  It is essential that we understand that the good of the church outweighs what we want.  The value of the church is even greater than the individual Christian.  Before you bring up the parable of the one sheep gone astray consider my words.  In 30 years of preaching I have only met a few handfuls of families and individuals who would openly push their agenda over what was best for the church.  I have often seen those who would work in secret to get their way. Rarely have I known those who were openly rebellious against the church and it’s leadership.  I had rather face God in judgement with any sin than to face Him with the sin of destroying the body of Christ.

I am sure there are more concepts that qualify as undeniable truths.  However, in all honesty there aren’t that many.  The truth we have mentioned qualifies as truth we can follow as we seek to walk in the footsteps of  Jesus.

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5 Responses to Undeniable Truths

  1. Don Middleton says:

    As you relate…the “list” is probably smaller than a lot of us have thought at certain times in our lives. Good thoughts.

  2. Thanks for the thoughts.

  3. Guy says:

    I agree that the list of “real” truths are very short. I think we have complicated Jesus not only in our lives but in the lives of those who are really seeking Him. I do not think salvation is as hard a path to walk as we have created for ourselves and others to follow. We have so much to learn.
    Hugs,
    Guy

  4. Guy says:

    The only “real” truth I think you left out of your list is “to love others” and “they will know us by our love” and if we as a body focused on this desire of Jesus from the garden, we would be reaching so many more lost souls instead of warming pews each Sunday. Hugs, Guy

  5. Guy you are so right. There were a few more “truths” we could have listed but in reality not that many. Thanks for reading.

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