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Welcome to Readers' Rendezvous

If you have read Birthright you know how much truth matters among the citizens of Yeshurun. So now you are invited to join the Crusaders' Council, where we work together to help His truth keep marching on!

Benjamin Benamoz, ace journalist and editor of the Truth Matters magazine in the community of birthright protectors, has a message for you.

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Truth Not Altered

What Is Truth?

This question has echoed through the ages, since Pilate asked it of Jesus the Christ. This is a good question today for some who, sadly, are" ever learning, but never coming to a knowledge of the truth." We can only hope that at some point their prejudices may give way before the truth. Those seeking the truth in the spacious, but specious, towers of moral relativism will search in vain, because truth abides forever and ever, not subject to popular opinion, not based on trendy fads. Truth is absolute.

"Why are we here?" Without truth, many wonder, "What is the meaning of life?" These are the ones who sincerely seek the truth, only to be kept from it because they do not know where to find it.


So How Do We Find the Truth?

One ancient prophet said of his Creator: "He is a God of truth, and cannot lie." Therefore, a logical place to start looking for truth is in the word of God. Saint John said "it is the Spirit that beareth witness, because the Spirit is truth."

So, if we ask what is true, with a sincere heart, having faith in Christ, He will manifest the truth to us, by the power of the Holy Spirit. And by the power of the Holy Spirit, we may know the truth of all things.

Spirit Dove

But Why Does It Matter?

Not too long ago, Sean McDowell, Ph.D., a professor of Christian Apologetics, was speaking at a youth event. Afterwards, a student came up to him and said, “You talked about truth a lot. What’s the big deal? Why is truth even important?”

Why does truth matter? I would suggest to this young man: "At some point in time, in some real crisis, not an imagined one, perhaps you will even be faced with death.  In that defining moment, the real truth will be important."

Naval Academy Dr. Peter Marshall, a beloved chaplain in the United States Senate during the 1940s, was invited to speak at the Naval Academy. He was prepared to address his concern about the loose morals of the young people at that time. But the Holy Spirit gave him a different message.  He felt strongly impressed to speak to them about death.


He told them about a young boy with a fatal illness. 

Mother Reading to Son

The boy asked his mother what it was like to die.  She reminded him of those days when he had come in from play, so exhausted that he had fallen asleep on his mother's bed, without even changing his clothes. When he awoke in the morning, he was in his own bed. Daddy had lovingly lifted him up in his strong arms and carried him to the comfort of his own bed, where he belonged.

So the Holy Spirit prompted Dr. Marshall to tell the truth about death to those hundreds of bright young sailors at the Naval Academy. Shortly thereafter, Pearl Harbor was bombed, and many of those sailors faced death in the devastating war that followed.

Yes, truth matters. We need it to give meaning to our lives.

 Saint John reminds us that the Spirit "will guide you into all truth." And Jesus Christ is that way, that truth, and life eternal. At the end of the day, through Him we can return home, where we belong.

May His Truth march on,
Benjamin Benamoz, editor-in-chief, Truth Matters magazine

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Now, if you are ready to join the Crusaders' Council and help advance His cause, please go with Benjamin to the Nobles' Western Culture Center, where his son Joshua is conducting the meeting, and where you will address the first item on the Council agenda. Everyone is to meet Joshua under the Ceiba tree. If you look very carefully, you just might see a Quetzal bird! See you there, at the Western Culture Center!