Here’s a vivid image: Jesus dancing with delight, rejoicing at the success of his disciples and the cluelessness of the “wise and the learned.”
What kind of God celebrates when smart people are clueless?
At that time, Jesus, full of joy through the Holy Spirit, said, “I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned and revealed them to little children. Yes, Father, for this is what you were pleased to do. (Luke 10:21)
An omniscient God is not impressed with the size of our intellect, but he is impressed by the size of our heart toward him. Sometimes we are tempted to believe otherwise, especially when the smart kids always seem to be running the church. [Read more…]