~ The Mystery of God’s Will ~
Introduction ~ Do you love a good mystery? If so, then you should love reading the Bible. The Scriptures are full of good mysteries! An important factor to keep in mind when exploring Biblical mysteries is that the word mystery in Scripture has a root meaning of previously withheld. Biblical mysteries were previously unexplained—but now are revealed to God’s immediate family.
Scripture ~ “In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace which He made to abound toward us in all wisdom and prudence, having made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His good pleasure which He purposed in Himself, that in the dispensation of the fullness of the times He might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven and which are on earth — in Him. In Him also we have obtained an inheritance, being predestined according to the purpose of Him who works all things according to the counsel of His will, that we who first trusted in Christ should be to the praise of His glory” (Ephesians 1:7-12).
Comment ~ There are depths of God that no human being will ever understand while on earth. There is coming the “fullness of the times” when our Lord Jesus Christ will rule over all things in both heaven and earth. It is not a question of whether you will bow to Christ but rather a question of when you bow to Christ. Will you choose to bow now and accept His provision for your sin or will you later bow when He pronounces eternal judgement upon you? But there is a time when all will bow the knee to our Savior.
The Bottom Line ~ Will you study the Word of God and apply it to your life? Or will you waste your time on earth and the many opportunities which God gives to you. The mysteries of Scripture are revealed to the children of God who seek to please Him. As you comprehend the mysteries contained in the Word of God you will possess understanding and wisdom with regard to current world events. Time is short, if you are not already on God’s side, I urge you to climb on board before it is forever too late.
Resource ~ For a clear and concise explanation of God’s will for everyone, for Christians, and for you personally consider the inexpensive eBook “GOD’S DESIRE: How To Please God.” (https://books2read.com/GodsDesire).
~ Robert Lloyd Russell, ABUNDANT LIFE NOW blog.
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