Do we Know All
Things, or Must we Consider Something First?
Under Covenant, John, when writing
to Israel, tells them who's responsible for them KNOWING “all things."
1 John 2:20 But ye have an
unction from the Holy One, and ye know all things.
Under Grace, Paul, when writing to
the church-the-body-of-Christ, tells us that we do NOT know “all things” nor do we get understanding from a supernatural
“unction." Our understanding comes from our CONSIDERATION of what Paul says.
2 Timothy 2:7 Consider what I say;
and the Lord give thee understanding in all things.
given supernatural abilities from the "Holy One" to know all things, while we must "consider" what Paul said to us
in his thirteen letters.
comparisons such as this that demonstrate how important it is to rightly divide the word of truth (2 Timothy
"The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it
and ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is."