He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? (Matthew 16:15, KJV) One faithful day while Jesus and His disciples came to Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples, “Whom do men say that I the Son of man am?”. The disciples were excited to say what people are saying: “Some say that thou
Truly, you are a God who hides himself, O God of Israel, the Savior (Isaiah 45:15, ESV) The prophet Isaiah says the LORD is a God who hides Himself. He can only be seen if He reveals or manifest Himself. This implies that until God reveals Himself, it is impossible for a human being to
And it came to pass on the third day in the morning, that there were thunders and lightnings, and a thick cloud upon the mount, and the voice of the trumpet exceeding loud; so that all the people that was in the camp trembled (Exodus 19:16, KJV) It is amazing how God reveals Himself through creation.
And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels…. (1 Timothy 3:16, KJV) God is spirit, and is therefore not visible to the human eyes. The Apostle Paul says in the first Chapter of the same book “now unto the King eternal,
For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I have been fully known (1 Cor. 13:12 ESV) The Apostle Paul says in the text above that we are seeing God, that is knowing Him, “in a mirror dimly.”
And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven (Matt. 16:17 KJV) Christianity is the expression of the life of Christ in a human being. It is religion, in the general sense of the word,
Hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son… (Heb. 1:2 KJV) God reveals Himself to His creation because this is the only way we can really know Him. He’s chosen different methods at different times to reveal who He really is. The scripture above says God has spoken unto us “by His
Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me. (Jn. 5:39 ) The Pharisees and the Sadducees were very knowledgeable about the scripture-well, we can at least say so to some degree. The scriptures are the written inspired words of God, which constitute the Old