Truth is not just an abstraction.
Truth is a person, and His name is Jesus.
from Jesus, Teach Us to Pray
(wild crabapples blooming / Julie Cook / 2019)
“And let me make it quite clear that when Christians say the Christ-life is in them,
they do not mean simply something mental or moral.
When they speak of being ‘in Christ’ or of Christ being ‘in them’,
this is not simply a way of saying that they are thinking about Christ or copying Him.
They mean that Christ is actually operating through them;
that the whole mass of Christians are the physical organism through which Christ acts—-
that we are His fingers and muscles, the cells of His body.
And perhaps that explains one or two things.
It explains why this new life is spread not only by purely mental acts like belief,
but by bodily acts like baptism and Holy Communion.
It is not merely the spreading of an idea; it is more like evolution—-
a biological or super-biological fact.
There is no good trying to be more spiritual than God.
God never meant man to be a purely spiritual creature.
That is why He uses material things like bread and wine to put the new life into us.
We may think this rather crude and unspiritual.
God does not: He invented eating.
He likes matter.
He invented it.”
C.S. Lewis, p. 64
AN EXCERPT FROM
We could ask Aristotle, Socrates or even Plato…
It is absolute.
The beating of a heart.
The rhythmic breathing in and out.
I rather like what Jerome Bertram has to say
Jesus Christ is Truth.
Plain and simple.
Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life.
No one comes to the Father except through me.