What Is Truth
This was the question asked of Jesus by Pontius Pilate.
It was a rhetorical question, meant to imply that there was no way to separate fact from fiction.
Jesus revealed the answer to Pilate's question on the night before his death in his final recorded prayer for his followers
“Sanctify them by means of the truth,” Jesus continues, “your word is truth.” Here Jesus calls the inspired Hebrew Scriptures, from which he continually quoted, “the truth.” But what he taught his disciples and what they later wrote under inspiration as the Christian Greek Scriptures is likewise “the truth.” This truth can sanctify a person, change his life completely, and make him a person separate from the world.
Jesus now prays “not concerning these only, but also concerning those putting faith in [him] through their word.” So Jesus prays for those who will be his anointed followers and other future disciples who yet will be gathered into “one flock.” What does he request for all of these?
“That they may all be one, just as you, Father, are in union with me and I am in union with you, . . . that they may be one just as we are one.” Jesus and his Father are not literally one person, but they are in agreement on all things. Jesus prays that his followers enjoy this same oneness so that “the world may have the knowledge that you sent me forth and that you loved them just as you loved me.” —as excerpted from chapter 116 of The Greatest Man Who Ever Lived"
So, what is truth?
Yes, God's Word, The Holy Bible (all 66 completely harmonious books of it) would be the yardstick for measuring and sorting fact from fiction, as Paul wrote in a letter to Timothy:
This, then, is the primary authority we will cite in discussing the ensuing list of questions, starting with...