All in Good Time "The Quest" Part 3
Without the right lenses, this is awfully depressing stuff. Powerful, emotional, but depressing. So let’s get some scriptural lenses.
ONE LENS: One lens is the Sovereign, Massive, Unmitigated, Big, Controlling Power of God. Transcendence
THE OTHER LENS: The other lens is the Intimate, closeness, kindness, tender caring LOVE of God.
The Bible must be read in 3D and you need these 3D lenses or you get a headache. One of the best places to find these lenses was Solomon’s daddy. Solomon’s dad understood these lenses.
Psalm 139 -sovereign “BIG-NESS”: Where can I go from thy spirit? The sea? The end of the dawn? If I were to count your thoughts, they are more than the sand on the shore. MAJESTY! GLORY! NOTHING IS OUTDSIDE HIS CONTROL TENDER LOVE: you formed my inward parts, you knit me together in my mother’s womb.
You can find Both in one verse: Your eyes saw my unformed body. BUT BACK TO SOVERIGNTY
– in your book were written every one of them, the days that were formed for me.
Do you see
A. the HUGENESS of God?
and B. the intimacy with which he knows you?
Now, PROMISE that YOU will wear these lenses as we read Ecclesiastes 3