Our Relationship With Truth

Posted on January 28, 2019 by America's Keswick in Freedom Fighters

Good morning, brothers. Last week we looked a five principles about truth for you to remember. Today I want to give you a picture of what our relationship to truth should look like. These came from devotional writer, Roy Lessin (Meet Me in the Meadow):

We should –

  1. Know the Truth: “And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” John 8:32
  2. Practice the Truth: “But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be clearly seen, that they have been done in God.” John 3:21
  3. Worship in Truth: “But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship Him.” John 4:24.
  4. Bear Witness to the Truth: You have sent to John,and he has borne witness to the truth.” John 5:33
  5. Speak the Truth: “ … but, speaking the truth in love, may grow up in all things into Him who is the head—Christ—“ Ephesians 4:15
  6. Be guided by the Truth: “However, when He, the Spirit of truth, has come, He will guide you into all truth; for He will not speak on His own authority, but whatever He hears He will speak; and He will tell you things to come.” John 16:13
  7. Be sanctified by the Truth: “Sanctify them by Your truth. Your word is truth.” John 17:17
  8. Obey the Truth: “ … but to those who are self-seeking and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness—indignation and wrath,…” Romans 2:8
  9. Rejoice in the Truth: “ …does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth.” 1 Corinthians 13:6
  10. Do nothing against the Truth: “ For we can do nothing against the truth, but for the truth.” 2 Corinthians 13:8
  11. Be girded with Truth: “Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth, having put on the breastplate of righteousness …” Ephesians 6:14
  12. Love the Truth: “ and with all unrighteous deception among those who perish, because they did not receive the love of the truth, that they might be saved.” 2 Thessalonians 2:10
  13. Believe the Truth: “that they all may be condemned who did not believe the truth but had pleasure in unrighteousness.” 2 Thessalonians 2:12
  14. Rightly handle and skillfully teach the Truth: “Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” 2 Timothy 2:15
  15. Welcome the Truth: “Now as Jannes and Jambres resisted Moses, so do these also resist the truth: men of corrupt minds, disapproved concerning the faith;” 2 Timothy 3:8
  16. Listen to the Truth: “and they will turn their ears away from the truth, and be turned aside to fables.” 2 Timothy 4:4
  17. Be established in Truth: “For this reason I will not be negligent to remind you always of these things, though you know and are established in the present truth.” 2 Peter 1:12
  18. Walk in Truth: “ I rejoiced greatly that I have found some of your children walking in truth, as we received commandment from the Father.” — 2 John 1:4

Good reminders of our relationship to truth. How are you doing?

Relentlessly pursuing Christ,

Bill Welte, President/CEO
America’s Keswick

Written by Bill Welte: Written by Bill Welte,President/CEO of America’s Keswick: Bill has been married to his childhood sweetheart for 40+ years and has four married kids and 11 amazing grandkids. He loves music and is an avid reader.

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