One of God's greatest desires for us is that we come to know Him intimately. He made the ultimate sacrifice so that we may have constant fellowship with Him, laying the foundation for a powerful relationship that transforms our lives and causes us to become who we were created to be. However, in relating to God, we must be honest about living and walking in the Truth.
Establishing Truth deep in our heart so that it transforms our character takes work. Though we have heard all the right answers and know the Truth, sometimes we act as if we do not really believe it. What we truly believe is best determined through how we live, not just what we say.
The Truth needs to make no apologies or excuses for its deeds.
To walk in the Truth is to walk in the light, unashamed of how we live before both God and man. When we are walking in the Truth, living out God's Word in our everyday lives, there is no need to deceive. The Truth needs to make no apologies or excuses for its deeds.
In our journey with God, walking in His Truth must be the standard by which we live. It is in God's Word that we find His Truth. And if we trust Him and His Word, we will be people who not only hear His Truths but also live them out and let them define us.
In 1991, the book The Day America Told the Truth reported that two out of three Americans believe that there is nothing wrong with telling a lie. Today, our culture's value for Truth has continued to deteriorate. To thrive in our journey of faith, we must be people who value Truth despite the deceitful trends of modern culture. We must let Truth light our way, comforting us and strengthening us to declare the excellencies of the one true God, our Savior, who has brought us out of darkness and into the light of His perfect plan for us.
Prayer: Lord, help me to live out the Truth of Your Word in all that I do. I pray in the name of Jesus. Amen.
"But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what they have done has been done in the sight of God" (John 3:21).
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