Pilate asked “What is truth?”
He has ever since been vilified for asking this, but it is a good question; one deserving of an answer. And while it is a simple question, very few know the answer. Sorry to disappoint you, but I am not going to tell you a truth. Many things are true and can therefore be called truth. However, I will give you a definition that allows you to determine what is true and what is not. Try judging statements of ‘fact’ by these standards.
Some definitions: Conformity to fact or reality; correctness, accuracy
True facts, genuine depiction or statements of reality
“The truth is what is.”
The truth is true even if you don’t know it.
The truth is true even if you don’t like it.
The truth NEVER changes. NEVER EVER.
True for you but not for me?
this is what many say when they do not have the ability or desire to argue the logic of an absolute truth. But consider this from Matt Slick at Christian Apologetics & Research Ministry (www.carm.org)
There are such things as absolute truths
If truth is relative, then the statement that truth is relative is an absolute truth and would be self defeating statement by proving that truth is not relative. But, if truth is absolute, then the statement “truth is absolute” is true and not self defeating. It is true that truth exists. It is true that truth will not contradict itself as we have just seen. In fact, it is absolutely true that you are reading this paper.
If we can see that there is such a thing as truth in the world, then we could also see that there can be spiritual truth as well. It is not absurd to believe in spiritual absolutes anymore than physical or logical absolutes. Even the statement that all religions lead to God is a statement held to be a spiritual absolute by many people. This simply demonstrates that people do believe in spiritual truth. Why? Because truth exists. However, not all that is believed to be true actually is true. Furthermore, all belief systems cannot be true since they often contradict each other in profound ways — and truth is not self-contradictory.