Show me Your ways, O LORD; teach me Your paths. Lead me in Your truth and teach me, for You are the God of my salvation; on You I wait all the day. (Psalm 25:4-5, NKJV, emphasis added)
Jesus spoke the truth and we recognize this through waiting upon Him with great hope.
So the scribe said unto Him, “Well said, Teacher. You have spoken the truth, for there is one God, and there is none other but He. (Mark 12:32, NKJV)
But now you seek to kill Me, a Man who has told you the truth which I heard from God. (John 8:40, 45-46, NKJV)
Nevertheless I tell you the truth. (John 16:7, NKJV)
It is clear that the Gospels present Jesus Christ as the speaker of truth, for He was the truth (John 14:6). Do you believe that? If you do it changes your outlook on life. The fact that what has been given to us is truth gives us guidelines for living and social interactions. We no longer need to worry about anything. We simply need to obey what truth was revealed to us in His Word or by the Holy Spirit for our individual actions. And yet most believers do not follow the truth’s lead. Why is this? There must be some disconnect from the truth given and what is received. All we do know is to be a follower of Christ entails total submission to the truth. Christ is now in control. The disciple that waits on Christ in truth learns these simple truths and over time can have confidence in the truth. The truth does not change and will not lead you wrong. Wait on God with hope.
Jesus was full of truth and we experience that when we are full of Him by waiting on Him with great hope.
And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth. (John 1:14, NKJV)
The Greek word for full as used here means complete, and perfect. The Christ was complete as far as truth has been revealed to man. When Jesus came and took the form of man He was still all God in His perfection. Truth has visited man in all fullness. We have seen truth personified. We have our example, our standard. His Words, the Word of God, has been given to us for our good and for His glory. We have all we need because perfection came to us and met with us on our level. We can trust the truth that has been revealed. Wait on God with hope.
Truth comes through Jesus and we know this by waiting on Him with all hope.
And of His fullness we have all received, and grace for grace. For the law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. (John 1:16-17, NKJV)
A contrast is presented between the law given through Moses and grace and truth given by Jesus Christ. The revelation given through Moses and Jesus Christ was different in that in Christ revelation of the truth is complete. We need no other revelation of grace or truth because it is complete in Jesus Christ. And this truth now lives in you. We take advantage of this truth for our good and God’s glory through our submission to it. Submit to the work of the Holy Spirit through waiting on the Truth Giver.
As you wait upon the Lord today express your faith in Him as the revealer of all truth and devote some time in His Word which is God’s revelation of truth to us.