Truth in the Bible

Saints should worship God in

  • John 4:24 God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.
  • Also Psalms 145:18.

Bible Encyclopedia for TRUTH.

Serve God in

  • Joshua 24:14 Now therefore fear the LORD, and serve him in sincerity and in truth: and put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the flood, and in Egypt; and serve ye the LORD.
  • Also 1 Samuel 12:24.

Definition of truth

Walk in the presence of God in

  • 1 Kings 2:4 That the LORD may continue his word which he spake concerning me, saying, If thy children take heed to their way, to walk before me in truth with all their heart and with all their soul, there shall not fail thee (said he) a man on the throne of Israel.
  • Also 2 Kings 20:3.

"Truth" Bible Outline

Keep religious feasts with

  • 1 Corinthians 5:8 Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, neither with the leaven of malice and wickedness; but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.

See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Truth.

Esteem, as inestimable

  • Proverbs 23:23 Buy the truth, and sell it not; also wisdom, and instruction, and understanding.

Love

  • Zechariah 8:19 Thus saith the LORD of hosts; The fast of the fourth month, and the fast of the fifth, and the fast of the seventh, and the fast of the tenth, shall be to the house of Judah joy and gladness, and cheerful feasts; therefore love the truth and peace.

Rejoice in

  • 1 Corinthians 13:6 Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth;

Speak, to one another

  • Zechariah 8:16 These are the things that ye shall do; Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbour; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates:
  • Also Ephesians 4:25.

Execute judgment with

  • Zechariah 8:16 These are the things that ye shall do; Speak ye every man the truth to his neighbour; execute the judgment of truth and peace in your gates:

Meditate upon

  • Philippians 4:8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

Bind, around the neck

  • Proverbs 3:3 Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart:

Write, upon the tables of the heart

  • Proverbs 3:3 Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart:

The fruit of the Spirit is in

  • Ephesians 5:9 (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)

God's servants should speak

  • 2 Corinthians 12:6 For though I would desire to glory, I shall not be a fool; for I will say the truth: but now I forbear, lest any man should think of me above that which he seeth me to be, or that he heareth of me.
  • Also Galatians 4:16.

Teach in

  • 1 Timothy 2:7 Whereunto I am ordained a preacher, and an apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ, and lie not;) a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and verity.

Approve themselves by

  • 2 Corinthians 6:7-8 By the word of truth, by the power of God, by the armour of righteousness on the right hand and on the left, 8 By honour and dishonour, by evil report and good report: as deceivers, and yet true;

Magistrates should be men of

  • Exodus 18:21 Moreover thou shalt provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of truth, hating covetousness; and place such over them, to be rulers of thousands, and rulers of hundreds, rulers of fifties, and rulers of tens:

Kings are preserved by

  • Proverbs 20:28 Mercy and truth preserve the king: and his throne is upholden by mercy.

They who speak, show forth righteousness

  • Proverbs 12:17 He that speaketh truth sheweth forth righteousness: but a false witness deceit.

Those who speak, are the delight of God

  • Proverbs 12:22 Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are his delight.

The evil people

Are destitute of

  • Hosea 4:1 Hear the word of the LORD, ye children of Israel: for the LORD hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.

Speak not

  • Jeremiah 9:5 And they will deceive every one his neighbour, and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies, and weary themselves to commit iniquity.

Uphold not

  • Isaiah 59:14-15 And judgment is turned away backward, and justice standeth afar off: for truth is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter. 15 Yea, truth faileth; and he that departeth from evil maketh himself a prey: and the LORD saw it, and it displeased him that there was no judgment.

Plead not for

  • Isaiah 59:4 None calleth for justice, nor any pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, and speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.

Are not valiant for

  • Jeremiah 9:3 And they bend their tongues like their bow for lies: but they are not valiant for the truth upon the earth; for they proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, saith the LORD.

Punished for want of

  • Jeremiah 9:5 And they will deceive every one his neighbour, and will not speak the truth: they have taught their tongue to speak lies, and weary themselves to commit iniquity.
  • Also Jeremiah 9:9; Hosea 4:1,3.

The gospel as, came by Christ

  • John 1:17 For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ.

Is in Christ

  • 1 Timothy 2:7 Whereunto I am ordained a preacher, and an apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ, and lie not;) a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and verity.

John bore witness to

  • John 5:33 Ye sent unto John, and he bare witness unto the truth.

Is according to godliness

  • Titus 1:1 Paul, a servant of God, and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of God's elect, and the acknowledging of the truth which is after godliness;

Is sanctifying

  • John 17:17 Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.
  • Also John 17:19.

Is purifying

  • 1 Peter 1:22 Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently:

Is part of the Christian armor

  • Ephesians 6:14 Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;

Revealed abundantly to saints

  • Jeremiah 33:6 Behold, I will bring it health and cure, and I will cure them, and will reveal unto them the abundance of peace and truth.

Abides continually with saints

  • 2 John 1:2 For the truth's sake, which dwelleth in us, and shall be with us for ever.

Should be acknowledged

  • 2 Timothy 2:25 In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth;

Should be believed

  • 2 Thessalonians 2:12-13 That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness. 13 But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth:
  • Also 1 Timothy 4:3.

Should be obeyed

  • Romans 2:8 But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath,
  • Also Galatians 3:1.

Should be loved

  • 2 Thessalonians 2:10 And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.

Should be manifested

  • 2 Corinthians 4:2 But have renounced the hidden things of dishonesty, not walking in craftiness, nor handling the word of God deceitfully; but by manifestation of the truth commending ourselves to every man's conscience in the sight of God.

Should be rightly divided

  • 2 Timothy 2:15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

Evil people turn away from

  • 2 Timothy 4:4 And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.

The wicked resist

  • 2 Timothy 3:8 Now as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so do these also resist the truth: men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith.

Evil people are destitute of

  • 1 Timothy 6:5 Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, and destitute of the truth, supposing that gain is godliness: from such withdraw thyself.

The ekklesia (body of Christ) is the pillar and ground of

  • 1 Timothy 3:15 But if I tarry long, that thou mayest know how thou oughtest to behave thyself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth.

Satan is devoid of

  • John 8:44 Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.

OF GOD

Is one of his attributes

  • Deuteronomy 32:4 He is the Rock, his work is perfect: for all his ways are judgment: a God of truth and without iniquity, just and right is he.
  • Also Isaiah 65:16.

He keeps, forever

  • Psalms 146:6 Which made heaven, and earth, the sea, and all that therein is: which keepeth truth for ever:

Abundant

  • Exodus 34:6 And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth,

Inviolable

  • Numbers 23:19 God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?
  • Also Titus 1:2.

Enduring to all generations

  • Psalms 100:5 For the LORD is good; his mercy is everlasting; and his truth endureth to all generations.

Exhibited in his

Ways

  • Revelation 15:3 And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints.

Works

  • Psalms 33:4 For the word of the LORD is right; and all his works are done in truth.
  • Also Psalms 111:7; Daniel 4:37.

Judicial statutes

  • Psalms 19:9 The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.

Word

  • Psalms 119:160 Thy word is true from the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth for ever.
  • Also John 17:17.

Fulfillment of promises in Christ

  • 2 Corinthians 1:20 For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us.

Fulfillment of his covenant

  • Micah 7:20 Thou wilt perform the truth to Jacob, and the mercy to Abraham, which thou hast sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.

Dealings with saints

  • Psalms 25:10 All the paths of the LORD are mercy and truth unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies.

Deliverance of saints

  • Psalms 57:3 He shall send from heaven, and save me from the reproach of him that would swallow me up. Selah. God shall send forth his mercy and his truth.

Punishment of evil people

  • Revelation 16:7 And I heard another out of the altar say, Even so, Lord God Almighty, true and righteous are thy judgments.

Is a shield and buckler to saints

  • Psalms 91:4 He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.

We should confide in

  • Psalms 31:5 Into thine hand I commit my spirit: thou hast redeemed me, O LORD God of truth.
  • Also Titus 1:2.

Plead in prayer

  • Psalms 89:49 Lord, where are thy former lovingkindnesses, which thou swarest unto David in thy truth?

Pray for its manifestation to ourselves

  • 2 Chronicles 6:17 Now then, O LORD God of Israel, let thy word be verified, which thou hast spoken unto thy servant David.

Pray for its exhibition to others

  • 2 Samuel 2:6 And now the LORD shew kindness and truth unto you: and I also will requite you this kindness, because ye have done this thing.

Make known, to others

  • Isaiah 38:19 The living, the living, he shall praise thee, as I do this day: the father to the children shall make known thy truth.

Magnify

  • Psalms 71:22 I will also praise thee with the psaltery, even thy truth, O my God: unto thee will I sing with the harp, O thou Holy One of Israel.
  • Also Psalms 138:2.

Is denied by

The Devil

  • Genesis 3:4-5 And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die: 5 For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.

Self-righteous people

  • 1 John 1:10 If we say that we have not sinned, we make him a liar, and his word is not in us.

Unbelievers

  • 1 John 5:10 He that believeth on the Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he believeth not the record that God gave of his Son.

UNCLASSIFIED SCRIPTURES RELATING TO

  • Exodus 34:6 And the LORD passed by before him, and proclaimed, The LORD, The LORD God, merciful and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in goodness and truth,
  • Also Deuteronomy 32:4; Psalms 31:5; 33:4; 40:10; 51:6; 57:3,10; 85:10-11; 86:15; 89:14; 96:13; 98:3; 100:5; 108:4; Proverbs 12:19; 16:13; Isaiah 25:1; 59:14-15; 65:16; Jeremiah 5:3; Daniel 4:37; 10:21; Micah 7:20; John 1:14; 8:31-32; 14:6,17; 16:13; 17:17,19; 18:37-38; Romans 2:2.
 
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