“Divine Hiddenness” Explained

Atheists sometimes ask, “Why can’t we see God?” Or, “Why doesn’t God reveal himself in such a way that everyone would believe in him?” What the Atheist is asking for, is irresistible proof that God exists. However to ask this question, is to reveal ignorance about the God of the Bible. God has explained (repeatedly) why he does not give undeniable proof of himself. God tests our hearts to see if we will choose to love him of our own free will, that’s why he won’t give proof that forces belief. The relationship of the believer to God is described as that of a bride in 1 Corinthians 6:15-17: Continue reading