What is Truth?
Politics / Culture
October 25, 2021
It was Pontius Pilate who famously replied to the words of Jesus, asking, “What is truth?”
When Pilate, who had the power to rescind his death sentence, asked Jesus if He was a king, the Lord answered, “You say that I am a king. In fact, the reason I was born and came into the world is to testify to the truth. Everyone on the side of truth listens to me.”
Wanting to deflect rather than deal with these spiritual realities, Pilate asked, “What is truth?” (John 18:37-38)
Today, that question has taken on a whole new meaning. And with the announcement of former president Trump’s new social media network called “Truth Social,” that question will now become even more relevant: what, actually, constitutes truth?
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