And Elisha prayed, and said, LORD, I pray thee, open his eyes, that he may see. And the LORD opened the eyes of the young man; and he saw: and, behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire round about Elisha (2 Kings 6:17, KJV) The knowledge of God is a mystery
Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me (John 5:39, KJV) Why should we study the scriptures? Jesus answered this question above. The scriptures “testify of me.” The scriptures will point you to Jesus and bring you to encounter the living Christ. When
Woe unto you, lawyers! for ye have taken away the key of knowledge: ye entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in ye hindered (Luke 11:52, KJV) Jesus made the sobering statement above about the religious lawyers. These lawyers were the experts in the Law of Moses. Jesus said they had taken away
For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God (1 Corinthians 2:11, KJV) God wants us to have a total experience of Him, that is, in our spirit, soul, and body. God
Wherefore henceforth know we no man after the flesh: yea, though we have known Christ after the flesh, yet now henceforth know we him no more (2 Corinthians 5:16 KJV) The Apostle Paul says they had come to the point of no longer seeing people from a purely outward perspective. He continued stating that they
Now concerning food offered to idols: we know that “all of us possess knowledge.” This “knowledge” puffs up, but love builds up (1 Cor. 8:1 ESV) What comes to your mind when you hear the word “theology”? Does God care about it? Many people will spontaneously think about biblical scholars, formal academic studies of God,
No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared him (Jn. 1:18 KJV) There is a place called the “bosom of the Father”. John speaking says Jesus, the only begotten Son of God, is in the bosom of the Father.
For God speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth it not (Job 33:14 KJV). God speaks, once and even twice and man cannot perceive it. This is the fundamental issue we have in relating to God. He is so high, dwelling in an unapproachable light which humanity without divine help cannot see or perceive. When