The Truth Project – Wed. Bible Study Notes

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Truth Project lesson 1, pt. 1 – What is Truth

“Do you really believe that what you believe is _________ real?

Key Terms

Cosmic Battle: Battle between God’s truth and the ______ and illusions of the _________, the flesh and the devil. The arguments and pretentions that set themselves up against the knowledge of God, His nature and His world.

Insanity: Losing touch with reality; believing the _____ is real.

Pernicious lie: The lie that man is basically ______ and that his greatest need is to self-actualize and get in touch with his inner desires.

Truth: Truth is that which is ________ real, and our actions _______ what we believe to be really real.

Veritology: The study of ______.

Worldview: An individual’s framework from which we view reality and make sense of life and the world.

When we truly look at truth, what we are doing is “________ into the face of God.”

What happens when we “gaze at the face of God’? (Isaiah 6)

1. We become aware of our ___________ and we express sorrow.

2. We become aware of the sinfulness of the ___________ around us and see how far creation has moved away from Him.

3. When we “gaze into the face of God,” it moves us to become the ________ and feet of God.

We allow God to use our _______ to speak His truth to the world.

And as we “gaze into the face of God,” He gives us a _______ for the lostness of the world. 

Why did Jesus come into the world?

Circle two key words in this sentence:

There is no area in life into which God has not spoken His truth.

How can we rewrite this sentence?

In John 18:33-38, Jesus came to testify to the _________.

Jesus uses the phrase “I tell you the truth” ______ times.

In the book of John He says “Truly, truly, I say unto you” _____ times.

Jesus’ truly, truly amen truths

John 5:24   

“Truly, truly, I say to you, he who hears My word, and believes Him who sent Me, has e__________l l________, and does not come into judgment, but has passed out of death into life.

What is the amen truth?

John 12:24 

Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much _________.

What is the amen truth?

John 14:12 

Truly, truly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do, he will do also; and greater ________ than these he will do; because I go to the Father.

What is the amen truth?

John 1:51   

And He said to him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, you will see the heavens opened and the angels of God ascending and descending on the S____ of M____.”

What is the amen truth?

John 3:3     

Jesus answered and said to him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is b____ a______ he cannot see the kingdom of God.”

What is the amen truth?

John 8:58   

Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, ________ Abraham was born, I am.”

What is the amen truth?

John 13:20 

Truly, truly, I say to you, he who receives ___________ I send receives Me; and he who receives Me receives Him who sent Me.”

What is the amen truth?

Verses on truth in John

John 1:7 – ________ and truth came through Jesus.

John 14:6 – ___ am the Way and the Truth and the Life.

John 17:17 – We are ________by truth.

John 4:24 – We are to _________ Him in spirit and truth.

John 8:32 – Truth is what sets us ________.

John14:16-17 – The H_____ S______, our helper is called the Spirit of Truth.

John 16:13 – The Spirit will ________ us is in all truth.

Other Bible verses on truth

1 Timothy 2:3-4; this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, who desires ___ men to be saved and to come to the __________ of the truth.  

Ephesians 6:14; Stand firm therefore, having ______ your loins with the Belt of Truth.

1 Timothy 6:13; …Jesus who while testing before Pontus Pilate made the good ______________.

Here’s what we know:

Jesus is _______.

He came to _____ us His truth

His truth ______ us.

We are to _______ in His truth daily.

Through the Holy Spirit His truth is ________ with us.

Not all _____ however will believe Jesus’ truth.

2 Timothy 4:3-4 – For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but wanting to have their ears tickled they will accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to their own desires and will t_____ a_______ their ears from the truth and will turn aside to myths. (lies)  

Romans 1:18 – Men _______ the truth.  HOW?

Acts 20:30 – Men ________ the truth. HOW?

Romans 2:8 – Men _________ the truth. FOR WHAT? to follow evil

Romans 1:25 – Men ___________ the truth for a lie. HOW?

Not everyone is going to believe the truth of Jesus which means there are two sides to truth.

Spirit          Sprit  

  of                of

Truth          Lies  

1 John 4:6 – We are from God; he who knows God listen to us; he who is not from God does not listen to us. By this we know the Spirit of Truth and the Spirit of Error (lies – falsehood)

COSMIC BATTLE

  Truth         Lie

  Reality       Illusion

  God           Satan

2 Thessalonian 2:9-13; …(that is) the one whose coming is in accord with the activity of ________, with all power and signs and false wonders, and with all the ____________ of wickedness for those who perish, because they did not receive the love of the truth so as to be saved. For this reason God will send upon them a _________ influence so they will believe what is false, in order that they all may be judged who did not believe the truth, but took pleasure in wickedness. But we should always give thanks to God for you, brethren, beloved by the Lord, because God has chosen you from the beginning for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and faith in the __________.    

S_____________ and t_________ are connected in Jesus Christ.

                Jews said                                               Jesus said 

v39    Abraham is our father                        No, you have another father

v41    Well, God is our father                       No, God is not your father

v44                                                              You belong to your father the devil.

Jesus’ truth is not only directed to the religious leaders but to anyone who rejects Him.

To reject Jesus’ truth is to accept the devil’s lies.

And this is the problem in the world.