Posts Tagged ‘God’s plans confound the mind’

1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Contrary to Popular Belief

God’s ways don’t make sense to man

Paul reminds his readers of how God’s ways are so different from man’s ways. The wise miss it and the strong can’t hold it. Only those who trust in Him see the truth.

God’s ways don’t make sense to the natural mind. Why would Jesus give up everything He had and become a lowly servant? Why would He lay aside His power? Why would He subject Himself to ridicule? Why would God bear with a group of people who always disappoint Him? Why would He rescue them time and time again? Why would He even concern Himself with humanity?

These are the questions that confound the wise. To the simple, the answer is clear; because He loves me. The child doesn’t ask why the parent takes care of him and makes sure he is fed and clothed. He accepts it and trusts in that care because he knows his parents love him. That’s how it is supposed to work. Read more »