- Many things are not necessary for us to know!
- We have finite thinking, as opposed to The Eternal Living God. Earthly minds cannot comprehend all the things of God.
- There is a time and place for any and all wisdom.
Friday, December 4, 2015
Bible Questions Answered:
“...God doesn't tell us everything about....”
Randy/ Brisbane, Queensland Australia
Question: Does God have some secrets, things not revealed to mankind?
Deuteronomy 29:29 NLT (See Deuteronomy 29-30)
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.
Job 5:9 NLT (Eliphaz)
He does great things too marvelous to understand. He performs countless miracles.
Job 11:7 NLT (Zophar)
Can you solve the mysteries of God? Can you discover everything about The Almighty?
Psalm 147:5 KJV
Great is our Lord, and of great power: His understanding is infinite.
Proverbs 25:2 KJV
It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honor of kings is to search out a matter.
Ecclesiastes 3:11 KJV
"...He hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end.
Isaiah 40:13,14,28 KJV
13 Who hath directed The Spirit Of The Lord, or being His counselor hath taught Him?
14 With whom took He counsel, and who instructed Him, and taught Him in the path of judgment, and taught Him knowledge, and shewed to Him the way of understanding?
28 Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard, that The Everlasting God, The Lord,
The Creator Of The Ends Of The Earth, fainteth not, neither is weary? there is no searching of His understanding.
Isaiah 46:9,10 NLT
9 Remember the things I have done in the past. For I alone am God! I am God, and there is none like Me.
10 Only I can tell you the future before it even happens. Everything I plan will come to pass, for I do whatever I wish.
Isaiah 55:8,9 KJV
8 For My thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways My ways, saith The Lord.
9 For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are My ways higher than your ways, and My thoughts than your thoughts.
Daniel 12:9 KJV
And he said, Go thy way, Daniel: for the words are closed up and sealed till the time of the end.
Romans 11:33-36 KJV
33 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are His judgments, and His ways past finding out!
34 For who hath known the mind of The Lord? or who hath been His counselor?
35 Or who hath first given to Him, and it shall be recompensed unto him again?
36 For of Him, and through Him, and to Him, are all things: to whom be glory for ever. Amen.
I Corinthians 2:16 KJV
For who hath known the mind of The Lord, that he may instruct Him? but we have the mind of Christ.
John 16:12 KJV
I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now.
Mark 13:32 KJV
But of that day and that hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels which are in heaven, neither The Son, but The Father.
Revelation 5:3 KJV
And no man in heaven, nor in earth, neither under the earth, was able to open the book, neither to look thereon.
Revelation 10:4 KJV
And when the seven thunders had uttered their voices, I was about to write: and I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Seal up those things which the seven thunders uttered, and write them not.
“Alright Pastor, why does God have any secrets?”
The reasons are various,
Ecclesiastes 3:1 KJV
To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:
Deuteronomy 29:29 NLT
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.
What is important is to be obedient to all of our God's words, that we do know, and not to speculate or theorize about the things which we do not know!
Psalm 119:89 KJV
For ever, O Lord, thy word is settled in heaven.
Deuteronomy 4:2 KJV
Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish ought from it, that ye may keep the commandments of The Lord your God which I command you.
Deuteronomy 12:32 KJV
What thing soever I command you, observe to do it: thou shalt not add thereto, nor diminish from it.
Proverbs 30:6 KJV
Add thou not unto His words, lest He reprove thee, and thou be found a liar.
Ecclesiastes 3:14 KJV
And I know that whatever God does is final. Nothing can be added to it or taken from it. God’s purpose is that people should fear Him.
Matthew 5:17,18 KJV
17 Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill.
18 For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.
Galatians 1:8,9 KJV
8 But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed.
9 As we said before, so say I now again, if any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed.
Revelation 22:18,19 KJV
18 For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book:
19 And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book.