The Allure of Mystery
There are things about God, Jesus, and salvation that the Bible simply describes as “mystery,” that is, hidden truth or a mystic secret.
This drives some people crazy; they want to understand all and be able to fully explain everything. Anything less causes frustration and angst.
For me, I relish the realization that some things of God are but a mystery. That draws me to him; it is an allure. Daily, I strive to unravel his mystery and know him more fully. This is as it should be.Some things of God are but a mystery. Click To Tweet
To explore this mystery motif more fully, consider the following verses that evoke the “mystery” explanation:
- Job 11:7
- Romans 11:25 and 16:25
- 1 Corinthians 15:51
- Ephesians 1:9, 3:3-4, 3:6, 3:9, 5:32, and 6:19
- Colossians 1:26-27, 2:2, and 4:3
- 1 Timothy 3:16
- Revelations 10:7
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.