The film “Rashomon” is famous for depicting four different versions of the same event—a potential rape and a murder in a secluded forest, involving a bandit, a nobleman, and his wife. None of these versions is even close to the same
Let us take a closer look at 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 and discover a new truth.
Contrary to the postmodern idea that truth is invented by the individual, Christians ought to confess that truth is inherited. The truths we are to believe—including doctrinal truths—are to be handed down from generation to generation, and believed and confessed with increasing confidence and clarity.
We can never understand grace unless we first come to know the depth of our sin. That is one of the primary truths of the Bible, and it also happens to be one of the convicting truths that we do not like to hear, one which many modern churches tend to shy away from preaching.
The difficulty of discerning truth and the humility in that discernment do not negate the responsibility to look out for what is dangerous and harmful.
To turn the question of truth towards the person of Christ helps us answer the question of how we can know that we can know the truth.