Handling Truth by David Cawston

Handling Truth
David Cawston
John 8:32

Jesus makes a profound statement to his disciples that reflects bondage and unhappiness.

If Truth sets us free then lack thereof produces the opposite of freedom. - Bondage, unhappiness etc.

God Calls us as his disciples to be Handlers of truth.

We are so impacted by the world around us having been born in it and continually being influenced by it.

Its philosophies and ways of thinking have hindered us from entering into the full freedom that Christ has for us.

Look at the lies that are propagated to us by the world system and think of the pitfalls they lead us into.

Making mistakes is awful, when the truth is that people make mistakes all the time. To be Human is to make mistakes.

You spouse is causing all the marriage problems, when the truth is that you are equally responsible for them.

Being overweight has made you a rotten person, when the truth is that being overweight had little, if anything, to do with your worth as a human being. The lie is that "You are only as Good as what you do."

God is disgusted with you because you aren't done "Christian" things, when the truth is that God loves you regardless of how you behave.


Most of us have bought into a whole batch of lies that have been propagated to us by society, friends, family and sometime even religion and we're paying a high emotional price. Most of our unhappiness and emotional struggles are caused by the lies we believe.

Jesus said "Ye shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free."

I. WHAT IS TRUTH
Truth is reality as God declares it and as it is and not what it seems to be or we make it.

A. SOURCE - GOD



B. DISCOVERY - PIECE BY PIECE


C.


II HOW DOES TRUTH AFFECT ME.
"As a man thinketh in his heart so is he"

A. TRUTH PRODUCES EMOTIONAL HEALTH
1. EFFECTS HOW I VIEW MYSELF
Self-lies
1. "I must be perfect"
Truth: To err is human. We have all fallen sho ...


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