The Secret Things

Posted on April 2, 2020 by Catey Stover in Victory Call

The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but the things that are revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may do all of the words of this law. Deuteronomy 29:29

We have many questions – why is there cancer? Why is there Alzheimer’s? Why are there floods, hurricanes and typhoons? Why do children die way too young? Why do some reject Christ and chose hell? Why? Why? Why?

There are some things, indeed many, many things that in our humanness we do not, cannot understand – the secret things belong to the Lord. Knowing that God is sovereign and good, not just sovereign and not just good, but both sovereign and good, we can believe, trust, and rest in knowing God knows all things and in His economy it all fits.

That is not to say we don’t struggle, question or grieve — we are, after all, human. But not all things are secret. God has revealed much through His Son Jesus – the Living Word, and through the Bible – His written Word.

God is knowable, not comprehendible. “Such knowledge is too wonderful for me; it is high; I cannot attain it.” Psalm 139:6

Though we don’t understand the secret things of God, we do have those things revealed to us, and it is those things we are to obey.

Isn’t it good to know that God is greater than we can imagine or comprehend?


Written By Diane Hunt: Diane Hunt serves on the board of America’s Keswick and provides ministry support from her home in North Carolina. She is also a biblical counselor and women’s event speaker. For more information about having Diane speak at your next event please contact her at

Think About This: “God can’t give us peace and happiness apart from Himself because there is no such thing.” ― C.S. Lewis

 The Daily Bible Reading: 2 Kings 23-25 , 1 Chronicles 1-2| You can download our 2020 Daily Bible Reading Plan by clicking here. 

This Week’s Verse to Memorize: Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His [a]mercy endures forever. Let the redeemed of the Lord say so, Whom He has redeemed from the hand of the enemy –Psalm 107:1-2

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the doctrinal and theological views held by America’s Keswick.

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