the truth will set you free

woolie

New Member
Vietnamese
Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free. <John 8:32>

Does the above sentence make any sense to you at all?

For me, I don't know. Because I don't even know how the truth will set me free? Does anyone out here know the answers?
 
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  • Ral.G

    Senior Member
    Polish
    If you want to know the biblical sense of this, then read from 8:33 to 8:36.
    Jesus explains there that sin makes you its slave and only by being truthful you can be truly free.
     

    natkretep

    Moderato con anima (English Only)
    English (Singapore/UK), basic Chinese
    Ral is right. Jesus gives the explanation in the following verses.

    You might also find it useful to note that truth is personified in John 8:32. It's a device of talking as if something that isn't human is human. Here, you can understand trut also to mean Jesus's teaching or even Jesus himself (as the embodiment of truth).
     
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