Series: Best of Series: Different Messages from Various Series'
Title: Revealing the Heart of God – Part Three
“He reveals the deep things of darkness and brings deep shadows into light.” Job 12:22
One of the great dangers in thinking Scripture is primarily revealing God’s thoughts is that we begin to believe the highest response to God is in acquiring knowledge of His mind and acting in obedience to His will. To the chagrin of Jesus, leaders of the Jewish faith made this their objective. On Living Truth, Author and Bible teacher, Charles Price, focused on revealing the heart of God, which can make a night and day difference between a cold, robotic existence in our faith and a relationship that draws us into intimate union with Christ, in which we not only begin to know the mind of God, but experience the heart of God.
If we only see God as omnipotent (all powerful) and supremely intelligent, we reduce Him to little more than a powerful celestial computer with the Bible as His printout. The Apostle Paul was one who had crossed all his t’s and dotted all his i’s in his religious beliefs. As Saul of Tarsus, he sought to persecute Christians out of sheer obedience to the law of God. He firmly believed He was acting completely in the will of God, abiding by every one of His sanctions. But it had left him empty, unfulfilled and still he prodded onward in rigid adherence to the will of God, believing he was earning the favour of God.
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