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TITLE: Nothing But the Truth

TEXT: John 8:32; Matt. 7:13-14

PROPOSITION: Truth is narrow

QUESTION: What?

KEY WORD: Examples

READING: Matt. 7:13-14

 

INTRODUCTION:

1. In a court of law - truth, whole truth, nothing but the truth.

2. In religion people expect God to allow many things.

3. Notice these examples:

 

1. From the physical realm.

1.        Geography State capital only one correct answer

2.        Spelling How to spell "cat" is limited One letter wrong = whole word is wrong

3.        History Names, dates, places

4.        Science formula for sugar, salt or water no room for negotiation, compromise

5.        Math No multiple choice here answer here

 

2. From the spiritual realm.

1.        Creation Genesis 1:1; Colossians 1:16; John 1:1-3

2.        Flood 1 Peter 3:20

3.        Godhead Matthew 28:19

4.        Virgin birth Matthew 1:23

5.        Death, Burial, Resurrection 1 Corinthians 15:1-4

 

3. Which are debated in the spiritual world.

1.        Instrumental music Colossians 3:16

2.        One church Ephesians 1:22-23; 4:4; Matthew 16:18

3.        Falling away Hebrews 3:12; Galatians 5:4

4.        Burial baptism Romans 6:12

5.        Baptism saves 1 Peter 3:21; Mark 16:16; Acts 22:16



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