David Jeremiah Daily Devotional October 5 2022
THEME: The Gold Standard
SCRIPTURE: -John 14:6 “Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.”
In our modern world, two words have become increasingly prominent in our cultural conversation: disinformation and misinformation with only a shade of difference between the two. They both share a common element: deviating from the truth. Since social media has allowed every individual to have a public, and potentially influential, voice, discerning what is true and what isn’t has become increasingly challenging.
Sometimes even the most well-intentioned err when it comes to truth. Anglican scholar N. T. Wright, author of scores of books on the Bible and theology, has humorously said, “I’m sure about 25 percent of what I say is wrong. I just don’t know which 25 percent!” When we search for the truth, we must pursue an upward trajectory that ends with Jesus Christ and His Word. We begin with rumor and hearsay, progress to trusted sources and authorities, and measure it all against the One who said, “I am… the truth.”
In your own pursuit of truth, make sure to measure everything against the gold standard for truth: Christ and His Word.