Jesus is Truth, in bodily form. That truth is revealed through the life He lived, the death He died, and the eternal life He now enjoys and offers freely, to all. As the Son of Man, His seamless obedience to God revealed Him also, as the true, Son of God.
Truth isn’t understood or valued, in this current era, as it should be. People think of truth as it is expressed in facts but the value that is often given to factual information, is in how it can be manipulated and toward what end. Many people get so caught up in bending truth to their specifications and purposes, that they lose all ability to recognize genuine truth. This isn’t a new problem. It is as old as the human desire to be god. Factual truth in the hands of people who use it according to their personal desires, may succeed in obtaining earthly power and control for the one who manipulates those facts. However, evil is always, part of the result when the truth is twisted and used for personal gain. Human beings are incapable, without divine guidance, of producing anything of lasting good because personal needs and desires rob us of the ability to choose objectively, between good and evil. Even when our choosing does result in the objective we hoped for, it is always accompanied by hidden factors and unforseen consequences that result in bringing evil that we didn’t intend. We try to make good choices, according to what appears good to us and instead, our choices result in evil. God, the Almighty Creator, is the only One Who sits above good and evil and has the perspective that is necessary, to choose between them and achieve ultimate good. Some people are subjected to so much evil in their lives, that they seek power over evil, by adopting it and hoping to use it to their advantage. The result is a world full of suffering and sorrow, due to the human inability to choose correctly, between what is good and what is evil. Such people are commonly regarded as being beyond reformation but they are exactly, the kind of people that Jesus wants to save. Continue reading