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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; for You I wait all the day.  (Psalm 25:4-5, NKJV, emphasis added)

Jesus is a servant for the truth and we recognize this when we wait on Him with hope.

Now I say that Jesus Christ has become a servant to the circumcision (the Jews) for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made to the fathers (Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob), and that the Gentiles might glorify God for His mercy, as it is written.  (Romans 15:8, NKJV)

The Apostle Paul declares that Jesus is a servant (a minister; the same word that we derive deacon from) for the truth of God.  As the Truth of John 14:6 Jesus fulfilled the conditions of the Old Testament and serves the Jews in bringing to them clear teaching of the truth of God.  In Romans 15:9-13 Paul gives an example of Jesus’ service for truth by showing that Jesus confirmed the promises of the Old Testament and to show God’s mercy to the Gentles in order to glorify God the Father.

As it is written.  Jesus Christ serves the truth in God as verified by the fulfillment of Old Testament prophecy.  In verses 9 through 12 three parts of the Old Testament are quoted (the Law, the Prophets, and the Writings) to show Jesus serving the totality of God’s truth in the Old Testament.  Jesus also quotes three great men of God (Moses, David, and Isaiah) to also instruct us in the validation of the ministry of Christ by revered figures of Jewish history.  The point being the Old Testament should not be ignored by the Gentile and the New Testament by the Jew.   Remember Paul’s instruction to Timothy:

All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.  (2 Timothy 3:16-17, NKJV)

The truth is meant to be known by the whole creation of God including mankind.  Jesus is a servant to this declaration of truth.  The Bible is our learning tool given to us for our instruction.  When reading your Bible you hold in your hands the very words of God and this fact should thrill your soul.  There is no guesswork in being a disciple of the Master.  God wants you to be thoroughly equipped for every good work.  This means all.  There are no mysteries hidden from your view.  You can learn all you need to know.  Beyond learning for ourselves we then become instruments to instruct others through the very same Scripture.  By waiting upon God and becoming a disciple of Jesus Christ we become servants alongside Him to both Jew and Gentile.  Wait.  Learn.  Serve.  Teach.

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