Love Rejoices with the Truth. Truth is not a relative term; it is an absolute! The basis of truth is God; God is truth! When we begin to understand that all truth comes from God, we begin to understand how love can rejoice with the truth.
is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or
rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or
resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the
1 Corinthians 13:4-6, ESV
What is the truth? In our day, truth is a relative term; it may mean one thing to me and another thing to another person. This is the "I'm OK; you're OK" generation. To understand truth we must go to the Word of God.
Then Jesus said to those Jews who believed Him, "If you abide in My word, you are My disciples indeed. And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free."
Jesus said to him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me."
Truth is not a relative term; it is an absolute! The basis of truth is God; God is truth! When we begin to understand that all truth comes from God, we begin to understand how love can rejoice with the truth.
It really does not matter how we feel about any topic; it does not even matter if we believe in God! Truth does not change; it does not depend upon us. If not one man ever believed in Christ, the truth of God still would not change.
No truly loving relationship is ever established upon a lie; and no loving relationship can grow or mature unless it is based upon truth. Am I saying that all Christian marriages will succeed and all non-Christian marriages will fail? Absolutely not. What I am saying, however, is that all marriages will grow and strengthen when they are established upon truth.
Logic would tell us that if Christ is Truth, and if Christ is the Word, then the Word is also truth. That's a very important step to take. The Bible is truth; read it, learn it, meditate on it, make it part of every day and you will begin to understand that it is true! Love rejoices with the Truth.
Pray today that God will fill you with rejoicing because there is truth and reality that can undergird you for your entire life - and that truth is in Christ as He is revealed to us in the Bible. Every book of the Bible from the beginning to the end, has a reference to Christ.
Go, today, in God's truth remembering that love rejoices with the truth!
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