The secret things belong to the LORD our God, but those things which are revealed belong to us . . . (Deuteronomy 29:29).
A couple of weeks ago I wrote a Facebook status which reads: God does not answer to us; we answer to Him.
A friend promptly replied, “Oh but He does answer prayer. I know that with certainty now.”
Yes, God graciously answers prayer. But answering prayer isn’t nearly the same thing as answering to. God may indeed answer us, but never does He “answer to” us. That is, He feels no compulsion whatsoever to justify His ways to us. He is inscrutable. And while we are in no position to judge Him, He is in position to judge us.
Yet, the One who judges is the One who loves. He may not give us explanations for our trials, but He has given us something far…
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