Truth v. Lies

god adam life edenTrue: God created the world in six days through his spoken word. He created Adam and Eve in his image on day six.
False: ___ [fill in the blank]

True: The 66 books of the Bible are a historical account of the nation of Israel (OT) and the church (NT). This book is divinely inspired and infallible. It is the only written Word of God.
False: ___ [fill in the blank]

True: Jesus Christ is the incarnate Son of God and second Person of the Trinity. He died on a cross for our sins, rose from the dead, and ascended to the right hand of God the Father.
False: ___ [fill in the blank]

True: Jesus Christ is the only way to heaven, the sinner’s only Savior.
False: ___ [fill in the blank]

True: Sin must be judged and sinners will die eternally without repentance and faith.
False: ___ [fill in the blank]

True: Heaven and hell are both real and eternal. This world will be destroyed by fire.
False: ___ [fill in the blank]

True: Man has a choice between two masters: God and Satan. He is never master of himself. Man is not God and never will be.
False: ___ [fill in the blank]

The truths are simple, the lies complex. For the latter, all we have to do is fill in the blank. For the past six thousand years, people have been pretty creative liars.

Only the truth matters. But according to our corrupt nature, we don’t want to accept and obey it. We would rather believe lies and be damned (2 Thessalonians 2:11-12). This is what Satan wants.

adam eve edenSatan deceived Eve in the Garden of Eden, in the form of a serpent (Genesis 3:1-5). That lying snake now tries to deceive us. “Has God indeed said” that he created the world, that the Bible is divinely inspired, that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, and that he is the only way to the Father (3:1)? “Has God indeed said” that we will die in our sins if we don’t repent, that heaven and hell are real, that we cannot rule ourselves, and that we are not God (3:1)?

I refuse to believe Satan’s lies. What about you?

“Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it.” – Adolf Hitler


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