Wednesday, April 9, 2014

The Knowledge of God

It was the mystery of lightening (so the story goes) that prompted Benjamin Franklin to attach a key to the tail of a kite during a thunderstorm, to prove the identity of lightening and electricity. We have always tried to understand the world around us; it is one of the things that sets us apart from animals.

Some of the mysteries of the past have been fathomed by science. Others still puzzle us. This fact remains: All of the garnered wisdom of the ages is only a scratch on the surface of humanity's search for the knowledge of the universe.

This inability to comprehend fully the mysteries of God's creation does not in any way cast doubt on the Christian faith. On the contrary, it enhances our belief. We do not understand the intricate patterns of the stars in their courses, but we know that He who created them does, and that just as surely as He guides them, He is charting a safe course for us.

The next time you look into the heavens at night, remember the words of the Psalmist: "The heavens declare the glory of God" (Psalm 19:11).

[Billy Graham]

Romans 11:33 ... 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!

Psalm 145:3 ... Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised; and his greatness is unsearchable.

Ephesians 3:8 ... Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given, that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ;