Never Underestimate and Limit God
Reading for the Day:
“And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the saints, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God. Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us.” Ephesians 3:17-20
Why do we try to put God into a box? God created all the boxes in the universe! He’s only going to fit into one if He chooses to do so, and even then, that would be some box! Yet we are constantly trying to squeeze God into a shape of our choosing. Maybe we do this because we are trying to understand something that our minds cannot comprehend.
What we need to do instead is agree to not understand. God’s love surpasses knowledge. Our limited knowledge, our limited intellect, is human. We are not supposed to understand yet. And if we accept that, then we can find comfort and joy in the not knowing!
Once we accept God’s love, we become rooted and established in that holy love. Our job is to work to understand the love, because the love surpasses knowledge. If we suggest that something on earth cannot happen, then we are not seeking to understand how wide and long and high and deep the love of Christ really is! Why would we want to limit our God? Don’t we want to be a part of something so unfathomable, so mysterious, so divine? Once we agree to not understand, we can enter into a love so grand, it will fill us beyond the limits of ourselves, and spill out into the world, and into eternity.
Prayer Suggestion: “Dear Lord, Please help me to stop trying to impose my human limitations on You. I know that my knowledge cannot fully understand You. Please help me glorify your mystery.”
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