For Teenagers: What is Truth?


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For Teenagers: What is Truth?

  1. 1. Christianity and the BIG Questions Perspective is a powerful thing!
  2. 2. Christianity and the BIG Questions  What is Reality?  What is Humanity?  What is Right?  What is Truth?  Why does God allow Suffering?
  3. 3. What is Reality?
  4. 4. What is Humanity?
  5. 5. What is Right?
  6. 6. What is Truth?
  7. 7. Why does God allow Suffering?
  8. 8. Christianity and the BIG Questions  What is Reality? (Is God real?)  What is Humanity?  What is Right?  What is Truth?  Why does God allow Suffering?
  9. 9. What Is Truth? John 14:6
  10. 10. Focus What’s the big idea?  God is the source of all truth Why does it matter? Without God as our source, we will be misled How do I live it? Let God’s Word guide your attitude and actions
  11. 11. Today’s Lesson Truth is found in both natural and spiritual laws Look to God as our source of truth The Bible is our standard
  12. 12. Where is Truth Found? Laws: a system of rules that regulate actions and behaviour Natural Laws National Laws Spiritual Laws
  13. 13. Society’s View of Exodus 20:1-20 5 minutes One sentence reflecting society’s view of each of these commandments
  14. 14. 1 Cor 2:6-16 God’s Wisdom and Laws - Eternal - Hidden by God - Revealed by the Holy Spirit - Cannot be understood without the Holy Spirit Where is truth found? Natural laws are observed through science Spiritual laws are comprehended through the Holy Spirit
  15. 15. Truth is found in God’s Word
  16. 16. 2 Tim 3:16-17 All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. Where is truth found?
  17. 17. Memory Work and Drills!
  18. 18. Isaiah 41:10 So do not fear, for I am with you;
 Do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
 I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
  19. 19. Psalms 20:7 Some trust in chariots and some in horses,
 But we trust in the name of the Lord our God.
  20. 20. Psalms 127:1 Unless the Lord builds the house,
 the builders labor in vain.
 Unless the Lord watches over the city,
 the guards stand watch in vain.
  21. 21. Numbers 6:24-26 The Lord bless you and keep you The Lord make His face shine upon you and be gracious to you The Lord turn His face toward you and give you peace.
  22. 22. Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
  23. 23. Memory Work and Drills! Isaiah 41:10 Psalms 20:7 Psalms 127:1 Numbers 6:24-26Jer 29:11
  24. 24. Genesis Exodus Leviticus Numbers Deuteronomy Joshua Judges Ruth 1 Samuel 2 Samuel 1 Kings 2 Kings 1 Chronicles 2 Chronicles Ezra Nehemiah Esther Job Psalm Proverbs Ecclesiastics Song of Songs Isaiah Jeremiah Lamentations Ezekial Daniel Hosea Joel Amos Obadiah Jonah Micah Nahum Habakkuk Zephaniah Haggai Zechariah Malachi Matthew Mark Luke John Acts Romans 1 Corinthians 2 Corinthians Galatians Ephesians Philippians Colossians 1 Thessalonians 2 Thessalonians 1 Timothy 2 Timothy Titus Philemon Hebrews James 1 Peter 2 Peter 1 John 2 John 3 John Jude Revelation To churches To individuals
  25. 25. Jesus is THE Truth: John 14:6 Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
  26. 26. Was Jesus’ only reason for coming to earth to die for our sins? 10 minutes
  27. 27. Jesus is THE Truth: Eph 2:1-7 While Christ’s sacrifice purchased salvation, His life revealed the truth of God to us