Pulling from the archives to find Amy in Peru. This post originally published October 26, 2010.
Truth is God’s signature.
God speaks truth. He who is against God, is against truth. And will not escape.
“Hear the word of the Lord: thus says the Lord, Tomorrow about this time a seah of fine flour shall be sold for a shekel, and two seahs of barley for a shekel, at the gate of Samaria.” Then the captain on whose hand the king leaned said to the man of God, “If the Lord himself should make windows in heaven, could this thing be?” But he said, “You shall see it with your own eyes; but you shall not eat of it.”
So a seah of fine flour was sold for a shekel, and two seahs of barley for a shekel according to the word of the Lord. Now the king had appointed the captain on whose hand he leaned to have charge of the gate, so that he died, as the man of God had said…for the people trampled him in the gate and he died.”
2 Kings 7:1-2, 16-17, 20
“Now the Spirit clearly says that in the latter times some will depart from the faith by devoting themselves to deceitful spirits and teachings of demons, through insincerity of liars whose consciences are seared…”
“and the King shall do as he wills. he shall exalt himself and magnify himself above every god, and shall speak astonishing things against the God of gods. He shall prosper until the indignation is accomplished; for what is decreed shall be done. He shall pay no attention to the gods of his fathers, or to the one beloved by women. He shall not pay attention to any other god for he shall magnify himself above all.”
“Yet he shall come to his end, with no one to help him.”
He who loves God, loves truth. And will be blessed.
“Keep a close watch on yourself and on the teaching. Persist in this, for by so doing you will save both yourself and your hearers.”
1 Timothy 4:16
“I will keep your law continually,
forever and ever,
and I shall walk in a wide place,
for I have sought your precepts…
for I find my delight in your commandments,
which I love.”
Psalm 119:44-45, 47
Lord, help us to be careful to reject lies and love Truth.
Help us to love Your word, making it our delight.