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by Ken Barnes
4/20/2017 / Christian Living
“The Lord our God has secrets known to no one. We are not accountable for them, but we and our children are accountable forever for all that he has revealed to us, so that we may obey all the terms of these instructions.
(Deuteronomy 29: 29 NLT)
In God’s infinite wisdom he has information known only to him. The Lord loves for us to use our intellect to seek out wisdom from him, but if the pursuit becomes to obtain knowledge just for the sake of knowing, it becomes meaningless.
Yes, God does delight in us seeking out hidden things (Proverbs 25:2 NLT). In our quest for truth, there is a point where we can cross that line between what we can know and what is unknowable. God does have secret counsels and trying to explain them is an exercise in futility. About God’s foreknowledge and man’s freedom, it appears that the Bible does not entirely clarify their relationship. About what God has not completely explained, maybe we should not expect to understand totally. Being overly inquisitive about such issues can be just an intellectual rather than a spiritual pursuit.
What demonstrates we have found real truth? Our scriptural reference may provide the answer to this question? A greater accountability to the Lord should emanate from all revelation. Also, we should be able to demonstrate godly knowledge through obedience. As the commentator, Matthew Henry, once said, “All our knowledge must be put into practice because this is the purpose of all divine revelation.” It is not given to us just to think about and discuss. It should change our actions and daily lives. If what we perceive to be knowledge from God does not have behavioral outcomes, is it really truth at all?
I worked for seventeen years as a missionary with Youth With A Mission. My missionary work has taken me to Mexico, Canada, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Spain, and the Ukraine.I hold a Masters of Education in curriculum and instruction from Virginia Commonwealth University. email@example.com
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