Fact or Feeling? —
In the following video game by Thomas8april, you will be asked 9 random questions. Answer true or false based on your first reaction of how you feel about the question.
How many questions did you get right?
Are feelings and first reactions helpful in understanding truth?
Is truth based on how we feel? Why or why not?
When Jesus stood before the regional Governor Pontius Pilate after he was arrested, he told Pilate: “For this purpose I was born and for this purpose I have come into the world — to bear witness to the truth.”
Pilate replied to Jesus with the question: “What is truth?” (John 18:37-38)
From the choices below, answer Pilate’s question by selecting the definition Jesus meant when he used the word “truth”.
1) Anyone’s best guess
2) Common sense
3) An agreed-upon decision by a very large group of people
4) The standard and character of God
Dearest Father, Thank you that Jesus is the truth, because he accurately represents you in every area of life. Help me to be careful not to base my decisions on feelings or first reactions or other people’s opinions, but on the teachings of your Son. Thank you. Amen.