“If I told you, I’d have to kill you.”
That line, originally, may as well have been a direct quote from God.
We don’t get to know what happens after this life, or if He is really there for us in this one for sure. Do we?
If we really knew how wonderful it was to be in heaven or with God, we may not want to be on this troubled Earth anymore, right? Everyone would be rushing to get to the good part.
OK, that’s the faith part, and—the hard part.
So I think we are supposed to sit with the mystery of it and just trust God. Lean not on our own understanding. That is where the real work in us happens. He did give us an option to communicate with him on a personal basis right now, today—
Our brains weren’t designed to hold all that God’s mind holds. He wants us to call on him, talk with him, and depend on Him.
That’s the whole point. Okay, I get it—
“Hi, God. It’s me.”
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight