There’s much about God we don’t know. For a society that craves knowledge and desires to fully understand things, what we don’t know about God can cause frustration. This keeps many people from embracing God.
They want all their questions answered before they say “Yes” to Jesus and follow him. But that’s not faith. That’s a sure thing—and we need to live by faith.
The Bible reveals some truths about God, while keeping other aspects secret. It’s easy to fixate on what we don’t know, frustrated over questions and a lack of clarity on things hidden. But this misses the point.
There are things we do know about God, things the Bible teaches us. Let’s focus on them. In these areas, God expects us to do what he says.
We’re not supposed to worry about what we don’t know, but we do need to obey him in what we do know.
Peter DeHaan writes about biblical Christianity to confront status quo religion and live a life that matters. He seeks a fresh approach to following Jesus through the lens of Scripture, without the baggage of made-up traditions and meaningless practices. Read more in his books, blog, and weekly email updates.