TRUTH

Good Morning from England! For all of you truth-seekers out there. Blessings to you, PK x

THE TRUTH

“In life’s wilderness, choked by words of error-bloom of beauty:truth.”

Are you a Seeker of truth? If you are, come with me on a journey, come with me on a search for truth. 

Come on this journey. I guarantee that it will be a learning experience for you. Come with me. 

You’ll travel where you haven’t travelled before, and come away richer and more enlightened than you’ve ever been. Come with me, and embrace the truth.

Our journey begins in the wilderness, sifting through beliefs which have been commonly held throughout the ages, and in Science, which so many hold as the only truth.

It is Jesus who said, “I am the WAY, the TRUTH, and the LIFE. No man comes unto the Father except through me.” John **

But, as we see, some seek the truth, and others do not. This is demonstrated by Pilate’s haunting question to Jesus on the fateful night of his trial. Jesus had just finished telling him that for this cause He was born: that He should bear witness of the truth.

Pilate answered with a question, “What is truth?” And without waiting for Jesus’ reply, he turned and he walked out of the hall.

Our journey begins by echoing Pilate’s words:

So, what is truth?

On our truth journey, we’ll do a Mulder and Sculley. You be Sculley, and I’ll be Mulder. One at a time, I will present some beliefs to you and you tell me: fact or fiction; do you believe them or not.

For the truth is out there. 

Is this truth? 

The earth is resting on the backs of several huge elephants, and the elephants are resting on the back of a very large turtle swimming in the sea.

“What?!, you say, “That’s outrageous. It’s fiction, of course. I’d never believe something so nutty.”

Really? Pretty unbelievable, isn’t it?

However,many did believe it as truth, and many probably still do, for it’s from the pages of the Hindu scriptures. Today, over 950 million people across the world still embrace the Hindu teachings as truth.

For the truth is out there. 

So, what is truth?

How about this then. Is this truth?

A giant is holding the earth upon his shoulders. You might recognise his name: his name is Atlas.

“No way! That’s an easy one: fiction, pure and simple, a legend even even worse than the first. I’d never believe that, not in a million years.”

Really? Wouldn’t you? Well, I agree.

Yet,many did believe it, and much to my surprise, many still do, for it’s part of Greek mythology, who claimed Atlas was a god. 

Greek myths began around 2000 B.C., or so they say, but the actual myths themselves did not take shape until around 300 B.C., and all are distortions of actual history. The Bible is much older.

So what is truth?

“I am the WAY, the TRUTH, and the LIFE. No man comes unto the Father except through me.”

For the truth is out there. 

Let’s try this one now. Is this truth?

The world is a circle, a sphere, and it is suspended on nothing visible.

“Now you’re talking. That’s better,” I hear you say. “You’re speaking Science now. It’s a scientific fact that the earth is round; sphere-shaped.”

Yeah? You believe this? So do I. For it is truth. And since you want your world based on fact as I do, here’s another fact for you:

Science ignored the fact that the earth is round for centuries. For thousands of years men of the world believed that the earth was flat.

Everyone in Europe did, except one: Columbus.

Then, in nearing the tail end of the 1500s, Columbus read in a much ignored book that the earth is actually round not flat,

“It is He (God) that sitteth upon the CIRCLE of the earth...”

Where’d I get this? From the Bible. A prophet by the name of Isaiah wrote it back in 792-722 B.C.

People were so sure in the time of Columbus that the earth was flat that he had an awful time getting a crew together to man the ships he was given by the King and Queen of Spain.

But, falsehood is cowardice, the truth is courage.

The Lie is celebrated, the Truth obscured.

As history shows us, Columbus did scrape together a crew.

When they had sailed and they were in the middle of the sea, not having seen land for many days, his crew became so gripped with fear that they tried to mutiny and lynch poor Columbus, and sail the ships back to Spain. We are told they envisioned death by starvation or thirst, or the worst fate of all--sailing to the edge of the earth and plunging over.

Of course, all of us can take the story from this point: Columbus wasn’t lynched, the Americas were found, and the rest is history.

But wait! The Bible does not only call the earth a “circle”, which means “sphere” in Hebrew, once but three times. 

This scientific fact is plainly stated in Psalms 8:27. Job said it as well, and his book is even older than Psalms or Isaiah. In fact, it is one of the most ancient books of the Bible. 

Yep, this is recorded in the book of Job. And which of us hasn’t heard of poor ol’ Job? 

Job lived around 1843-1700 B.C. That’s nearly 3,000 years ago, about the same time the Hindus wrote about elephants resting on a giant turtle swimming in the sea with the earth on it’s back.

One more thing about Job. Job also said this: 

“ He[God] hangs the earth upon NOTHING [visible].”

How did Job know that the earth was round, not flat? Was it just a lucky guess?

And,how did he know that the earth hung on nothing visible?

Do you sincerely believe that Job guessed correctly two scientific facts back in a day when dinosaurs roamed the earth?

“That’s a bunch of hogwash”, I hear. “Dinosaurs haven’t been around for millions of years. Science says so.”

Really? Do you believe that? 

Well then, tell that to Job and the rest of the people living in his day. And while you’re trying to convince them that the immense creature God is describing is not a dinosaur, you may want to try convincing God Himself. 

It’s His own description of a creature He calls a Behemoth. In case you’re curious, I’ll leave you to read the description for yourself. Simply turn to chapter 40:14-24.

The point I want to make is this: Can you guess two scientific facts which will not be proven for centuries to come, and get them both right? I know I can’t.

And that’s not all that Job got right. 

There are many incredible scientific facts in the book of Job. Some sound downright bizarre, if we know nothing about Science. Yet, all of them have turned out to be facts, as each one has been unlocked in recent days.

Now we’re getting some where. But let’s continue our journey of truth-seeking. 

For the truth is out there.

So what is truth?

Jesus said, “I am the WAY, the TRUTH, and the LIFE, and no man comes unto the Father except through me.” **

Turning inward, let’s move on. Fact or fiction? You tell me.

The removal of blood by letting and leeches brings healing; life, to the body.

“I don’t buy one that for one minute.”

Really? Don’t you? Neither do I.

But it may surprise you to hear that this was accepted as a scientific fact for over 2,000 years.

The founding father of America, George Washington died because of this well-known and often used treatment.

For the truth is out there.

So, what is truth? 

“I am the WAY, the TRUTH, and the LIFE, and no man comes unto the Father except through me."

Continuing our truth search, here’s another statement about blood.

Fact or fiction? 

“For the life of the flesh is in the blood.”

Relieved, you sigh, “Now you’re back to the facts of the matter. That the life is in the blood is another scientific fact.”

Again, this is truth, and it’s always been truth.

Where did I come by this? I found it in the Bible. God revealed it to us in Leviticus 17:11, written in approximately 1686 B.C., over 3500 years ago.

Science could have discovered it by reading the Bible, but instead, the truth was ignored and the Lie celebrated until the 1800s A.D. That’s a long time to be in the dark, isn’t it?

The truth is out there. 

So, what is truth?

Jesus said, “I am the WAY, the TRUTH, and the LIFE, and no man comes unto the Father except through me.”

Together, on our truth-seeking journey, we’re finding much truth. Do you agree?

How about remaining with the blood a bit longer? The Bible has much to say on the subject of blood.

For what is truth? 

For the truth is out there. 

So Sculley, Is this truth?

Laminin is a co-adhesive compound in our blood. It is the glue that keeps us from coming apart and flying into a million pieces.

Fact or fiction? Truth or Lie?

“Fact. I believe this,” you say. “Laminin was discovered only recently.”

“I agree totally.”

But now I‘ll do a Mulder, and ask you this question: “But what exactly does Laminin look like? That is the other thing about Laminin that’s so astounding. Actually seeing this ‘glue’ that holds us together literally knocked my socks off.”

For I found that Laminin is in such a familar shape: the shape of a cross. Millions upon millions upon millions of these teeney-tiny crosses surge through our blood, holding us together.

Jesus died on a cross. Yet,How long has man had tiny crosses within his body?

From the beginning. From the creation of man. How’s that for planning?

“Before you get carried away, hold on there for a moment, Mulder. Correction,” I hear you say,”I googled Laminin for myself. It’s an x-shape, not a cross.”

Ah, an x-shape?

“That’s worse than taking Christ out of Christmas calling it ‘x-mas’”

“Funny,” I add,You may now want to do a Mulder and bend over for a closer look. I’ve never seen an x with one long arm and shorter arms. The x I see always has arms the same length, as in ’an X marks the spot.’” And wait, Sculley,wait, there’s even more to this than meets the eye. There’s more to this that’s not visible.”

Now then, where did I first see the words--

‘In Him all things hold together?’

Oh yeah, I remember now. In the Bible, Colossians 1:15-17.

“He [Jesus] is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation [born again believers}. For BY Him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible...all things were created BY Him and FOR Him. He is before all things [a supreme, eternal Being], and IN Him ALL THINGS COHERE.”

In Him all things hold together...In Him all things are held together...He is the glue that holds all things together.

This recent discovery about the compound Laminin has been within the pages of the New Testament for almost 2,000 years. Colossians was written by Paul in 64 A.D. Now how did He know then what our Scientists have only just learned now?

In Him all things hold together.

The word is ‘ALL’.

In Him ALL things hold together.

Even the Universe. Scientists still don’t agree or understand what exact ingredient holds all things together in the heavens and in the earth. They say it is a mystery. They would do well to take a tip from history and look within the pages of the Bible for they will never find it elsewhere. 

The truth is in there.

The Bible tells us Jesus holds all things together not once but twice. The second time is at the very start of the book of Hebrews, verse 3,

“[Jesus] who being the brightness of His glory, and the express [exact] image of His person [the Father God], and UPHOLDING ALL THINGS...”

“Why did you stop there?”, you ask, “How does Jesus do it?”

I‘ll tell you how, “BY THE WORD OF HIS POWER, when He had by Himself purged [cleansed us from] our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high."
When was the book of Hebrews written? In 68 A.D.

For the truth is in there.

So what is truth?

“I am the WAY, the TRUTH, and the LIFE, and no man comes unto the Father except through me.”

Now Sculley, we are nearing the end of our journey for truth, but I have one more fact or fiction to present to you, Sculley.

To do this, let’s now turn our eyes upward to the heavens through the lens of Hubble.

Hebrews was written thousands of years before Hubble, which so many take for granted now.

“I’m still confused. How could He hold up all things by only His Word?”

The truth is in there. 

So what is truth?

Moving on to a galaxy far, far away,way past our own Milky Way, I want to show you something so incredible that Astronomers have nicknamed it, ‘The Darling of Astronomy’. It’s called ‘The Whirlpool Galaxy.’

Now going beyond the swirling beauty of the Whirlpool itself, zoom on in and take a look at the center of this galaxy. 

Strangely enough, you won’t find many pictures of the center or heart of this darling of Science. Only a few pictures seem to exist, yet there are perhaps thousands of the Whirlpool outsides. This strikes me as odd coming from a world obsessed with centers, from the center of candy bars and cookies to the heart of the human body itself, the world is stuck on centers, the heart of all other matters. But not this particular center, not the center of this important galaxy. 

The world (of which satan is god) chooses to ignore it totally, except to deny it mildly in passing. Like maybe if they ignore it no one will notice?

Like the centers in a box of chocolates, only better, the center of the Whirlpool galaxy is the best part. To look at the Whirlpool while ignoring the center is like giving someone an oreo after you have removed the creamy insides.

That’s not very nice. But, after I reveal what’s there, perhaps you’ll see why the best center of all is ignored. For in the center stands a cross, not made by human hands.

Yep, another cross, and the center becomes richer still: this cross is not empty. There’s a figure of a man hanging on it.

Go ahead, Sculley: Zoom on in for a closer look.

When was this cross placed in this far away place?

It has always been there since the beginning of time. From the moment God created the heavens and the earth. From the moment when the stars were shaped with God’s own fingers, that cross was placed there. How’s that for planning?

Do you find it interesting that there should be two natural proofs of the cross--the Laminin in our bodies, and the cross at the center of a far away beautiful galaxy? 

God tells us He has shown revealed [MADE VISIBLE] His truth unto us, even the Godhead itself, so that we have no excuse.

How? Look around you. Do you honestly think, in your wildest imaginings, that in the heavens and the earth simply appeared by itself, out of nowhere?

No way. I don't for a million years believe that you are that foolish. It's something more. In the scriptures, we are told that we have been blinded by the god of this world so that we might believe a lie. 

Science is changeable, mostly theories.

Science is often wrong. but God's Word is always truth.

What is truth?

This is truth:

We are told in scripture that Christ Jesus, by whom all things were made that were made, made His decision to come Himself and bring us Salvation BY HIMSELF, from before the foundation of the world. 

He emptied Himself of all He was, and He gave up all He had.

Why? Because God loved us as much as He loves Jesus. He loves us ‘in the same way’ as He loves Jesus, and we are each one precious to Him. He is not willing that you should perish, so when you were yet helpless and could not free yourself, Christ died for you.

He became sin [death] for those of us who walk in death, so that we might have life. 

This is the same life, ZOE, that He breathed into Adam at the beginning. But, Adam forfeited it when He chose to disobey God and obey the voice of satan.

ZOE is the life of God, and only He can give it. Jesus gave a life for a life--your life and mine.

“The LIFE is in the blood...ZOE is in His blood... and this blood was shed for you.

“In whom we have redemption through His blood, even the forgiveness of sins.”

We are redeemed [set FREE] through His blood.

Set free from what?

Verses 12-13 tell us,
“Giving thanks to the Father, which [that’s who] made us fit to be the partakers of the inheritance of the Saints in light [ZOE]; who has delivered us FROM THE AUTHORITY OF DARKNESS [evil, death, sin, fear, sickness, disease, poverty.]”

We are set free through the blood of Jesus.

You are set free.

Why? for one reason: because of God’s intense love for you. 

Even as an enemy of God, He loves you this much. He loves you in the same way as He loves Jesus. He sent Him to die for you and for me when we were His enemies. 

He created us and He loves us. Know this and never forget it. For this is proof of the extent of God’s love to you in that He sent the Son of His love to become death for you and for me, so that we might walk in the newness of life by Him and through Him.

So what is truth?

A prominent professor of Science says this, “Science is not about the truth...”

Science is not truth...Science is not truth...Science is not truth.

Pilate asked, “What is truth?” He asked the right question, but then He made a mistake.

He didn’t wait for the answer. He turned and walked away.

Don’t you do the same. Don’t ask, “What is truth?” then turn and walk away.

Jesus said when in prayer, “Your Word is truth."

God does not lie like man. God’s Word is truth.

For the truth is in there--the truth is in the Book of Truth: The Bible.

For the truth is in there--the Life is in the blood of Christ Jesus. And this blood was shed for you.

Don’t do a Pilate and a Sculley,don’t accept the chocolate cookie outside with a missing center. It will never satisfy. 

Turn from being a seeker of truth on the outside, in the things and teachings of the world , to the creamy rich center of the God’s Word.

At the center of God’s Word is Jesus, just like at the center of the Whirpool galaxy stands the cross of Jesus. 

It was placed there in the beginning, but it was placed there for you and me. To us it has been revealed. 

The Old Testament writings testify that our promised Messiah was coming, and the New Testament proves He came, he died, and He lives again.

We, the body of believers who are being raised up in this last moment before Jesus’ 2nd coming, continue to show that He came and reveal each thing He brings. We also reveal that He’s coming again. Very soon.

This is truth:

“I [Jesus] am the WAY, the TRUTH, and the LIFE, and no man comes unto the Father except through me.”

Exchange the Lie for the Truth. Trade in your eternal death for His eternal LIFE.

“All that I showed you on our journey of truth, Sculley. This is truth.”

“Do you promise to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help me God?”

“I do.”

Receive the truth.

For the truth is not out there--the truth is not in the world.

The truth is IN HIM. 

The truth is in Jesus.

Turn from the Lie to the truth and embrace the truth.