The Secret Things
Thought for the Week:
When we attempt to take possession of the secret things of the LORD, we find that they slip through our hands and leave us fractured and divided. There is no forum for unity when unity depends upon defining the indefinable. Moses gives us a different forum for unity. He says, "The secret things belong to the LORD our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our sons forever, that we may observe all the words of this Torah." (Deuteronomy 29:29)
Deuteronomy 29:29: Some things God has revealed to us. Of some things He has granted us glimpses. Some things have remained closed. There are a great many things we do not know. There are many things that the Scriptures have only hinted at. We are left guessing at what lies beyond the edge of our perception.
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