Buy Truth

PROVERBS 23:23

Introduction: Proverbs 4:5-9  The book of Proverbs puts a well-deserved emphasis on knowledge, wisdom, instruction, and understanding.  In our text we are told to ‘buy truth’, and not to ‘sell truth’.

I.    Buy The Truth

A.    What does it mean to ‘Buy Truth’?

1.    Acquiring
2.    At any cost Matthew 13:44-46
3.    For the treasure 3:13-18

B.    What do we need to go along with Truth?

1.    Wisdom (Recognizing truth)
2.    Instruction (Conforming to truth)
3.    Understanding (Knowing truth)

II.    Do Not Sell The Truth

A.    What does it mean to ‘Sell Truth’?

1.    Trade
2.    For lesser things
3.    For lesser pleasure

B.    How can we keep Truth in its proper place?

1.    Remember the search
2.    Remember the cost
3.    Remember the value 16:16

Conclusion: John 14:6  Jesus is the Truth, and,  Matthew 11:25-26 the Source of all Truth.

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