All is not a vague statement. It doesn’t mean some, or many of most or lots, but all. Everything, it’s entirety, all. So, wherever you go, the treasures of wisdom can only be found in one place. There is no where else to search and find treasures of wisdom and knowledge. But we do go looking in other places, we search high and low and only when have exhausted all possibilities do we try and find our wisdom in him. And then when we come to Him we say ‘why didn’t I come sooner’, for in his light we see light and that light floods our soul and settles our inner core. The wisdom from above brings peace to our hearts in a way that earthly wisdom won’t do. My prayer is that I would start in him, and that he would be the first port of call. The distractions of the enemy make my own ideas and opinions look bright when actually they are dim. He has all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. The issue is one of arrogance and unbelief. Arrogance that I could be wiser than the creator and unbelief to not believe him at his … Read More »
Paul’s purpose was that the Colossians would know the mystery of God, namely, Christ Jesus, in whom are hidden all wisdom and knowledge. Col 2:2-3
We search for meaning in all that we do, our lives are marked with the quest to find meaning, the quest for God, which we know deep down is the answer. We search for Him in our innermost being, trying to separate ourselves from the pain to find inner peace. We look for Him in the mall, at the football match, in our online community; where we can be someone else for a moment, a moment before reality checks in and we see the truth. Or for some, the inner most place of who we are has become so disguised over the years that we don’t know who we are, we just know we are lost and need to find our way home.
But what if the way home was already here, staring us in the face? What if it has been in plain sight for centuries, and man has missed it, looking for the clever answer. Looking to the lofty things, the secret knowledge of inner peace and how to find God, or a god.
Paul, … Read More »