Ephesians 3:3, 4 How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote afore in few words, Whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ)
We all use passwords and for anyone to guess our password is nearly impossible, if the person knows us closely then there are some, very remote chances of them guess but that too is one in a thousand if not a million. Now think if we all have to at least guess part of the password right and we all have only one try, you can then imagine the success rate, not even 1 in a trillion will get it right; understanding the Word is something like that and thus we all need divine help to get successful.
The Israelites are the most admired the world over for their knowledge and success in many fields. Being a very small population yet they have most number of noble prize winners. Yet when it comes to the Word of God they are like Solomon who was the wisest person in the whole world yet did the most foolish mistakes. Many a time I wonder these people speak the Biblical language and Bible history is their local history yet they lack clear understanding of the basics of the Bible.
Study of the Word of God is just impossible unless the Lord starts to reveal it to you. And mind you once the Lord starts revealing it, you just stand in awe of how simple the whole thing is and as to why did I not see it!
When the Lord started revealing the book of Revelation it was bits and pieces here and there. Later it became like knowing most pieces of a jigsaw puzzle but unable to put most of them together. Of late as I was led to study on the 7 letters to the 7 Churches I started to slowly get many of the jigsaw pieces into place and broadly understand the whole timeline.
By myself understanding the book of Revelation would have been like 1 in a trillion chance, but with divine help from the Lord it is very easy and simple.
Let us not take the Word of God likely even though it may look simple, understand we see not even the top of the iceberg and almost most of it is hidden deep within. Understanding the truth is what hold us away from God and the day we understand the truth completely (not just mentally know it but have it in us) then the end will come and we are set free from this natural creation so that we enter our Heavenly abode.
Lord You are Awesome God. The world does not know You for they lack true wisdom. Lord we pray we grow in wisdom and understanding as we seek more and more of your Word. We pray this Word comes alive in us and we together become complete in You so that we enter our eternal home in You…
This prayer we make in Jesus’ Name, Amen.
Ephesians 1:17 That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him:
1 Corinthians 2:9-10
9 But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him.
10 But God hath revealed [them] unto us by his Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God.
12 For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught [it], but by the revelation of Jesus Christ.
16 To reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the heathen; immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood:
Ephesians 3:9 And to make all [men] see what [is] the fellowship of the mystery, which from the beginning of the world hath been hid in God, who created all things by Jesus Christ:
9 Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself:
10 That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; [even] in him:
11 In whom also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestinated according to the purpose of him who worketh all things after the counsel of his own will:
Dated 27 Feb 2020