It’s Not Enough to Have a True Theology

from Jan 20, 2021 Category: Ligonier Resources

Christians are called to not only know the truth, but also to act on the truth that has been revealed to them through God’s grace. In this brief clip, R.C. Sproul explains how the truth should affect our lives today.

Transcript:

But we’re called to be people of the truth. And it’s not enough to have a true theology. We’re called to do the truth, so that our word means something. So, what higher compliment could you receive at the end of your life that to have somebody say, “I knew that person, and the one thing about that person is I could trust them”? How many people do you know that you could trust with your life? The only person I have ever met in my whole life who has never lied to me in any way is Jesus, because He is the truth. Do you realize that our unbelief, when we stagger in our faith, how insulting that is to God? What we’re doing is that we learn from each other that words are not always to be trusted. And we project upon the character of God the same lack of integrity that attends our own word. Jesus said this: “Man does not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds forth from the mouth of God.” Why did He say it? Because He said something else: “Thy Word is truth.”