Sometimes He reveals His secrets to prophets (Amos 3:7). But if He chooses not to do so, He has every right for He is sovereign. “It is the glory of God to conceal a matter; to search out a matter is the glory of kings” (Proverbs 25:2).
The purpose of suffering is that believers might experience what their Master had to go through and, in the process, become spiritually mature. “Even though Jesus was God’s Son, he learned obedience from the things he suffered” (Hebrews 5:8).
The above article was published in Asian Beacon magazine, June-July 2014, issue 46.3