The secret things belong to the Lord our God,
but the things revealed belong to us and to our children forever,
that we may follow all the words of this law.”
Deuteronomy 29:29 NIV
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When I tried to understand all this, it troubled me deeply…” Psalm 73:16 NIV
“The Bible has all the answers!” shouted the man on our TV. I was a very new Christian at the time and was so impressed with the persuasive words coming from the evangelist.
It seemed so reassuring to know all my questions could be answered by looking in Scripture.
It was some time later that I learned the Bible does not have answers for all the questions we can ask about life in this broken world.
What that enthusiastic man was talking about I am not certain, but his confidence—that he could get all the answers for life’s questions in Scripture—was misleading.
In Deuteronomy Moses spoke about “secret things” that only God knows about—and we cannot find those things out. But Moses also makes it clear that God has revealed all that we need to know in order to be fully obedient to the Lord.
Humanity is wired with an insatiable curiosity and it can lead to trouble if we are not careful to curb it.
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