Truth & Reality
by Tim Stratton
What is truth? People have been asking this question for centuries. In fact, Pilate asked Jesus this very question over two thousand years ago (John 18:38). The answer to this intriguing question is quite simple: statements that are true correspond to reality. This raises another question: what is reality? The answer to this question is uncomplicated as well: reality is the way things are.
I am committed to truth. In fact, I have said that I am more committed to truth than I am to Christianity. However, that is why I am a hard-core Christian; because I sincerely believe Christianity is true! That is to say, I believe the proposition, “God raised Jesus from the dead,” corresponds to reality.
If the above proposition is true there are two essential “ingredients” that must be true as well…