This site is dedicated to answering Bible questions, but can we really answer every Bible question? This is potentially an important baseline or boundary for our faith. For example, if something is unanswerable, does that mean it isn’t so? If we can’t answer every Bible question, does that mean that God has failed or come up short in some way?
As humans, we can at times not deal well with things that remain unanswered or beyond our grasp. Maybe it is an inherent struggle between man’s pride and ego? For example, on questions regarding the creation and how we came into being. It’s not okay for some to accept the idea that God created matter by speaking it into existence. Some may protest and insist, “There must be more to it!”.
How Scripture answers "Can we answer every Bible question?"
We cannot answer every Bible question1,2,5,8,9,10. Supposing or expecting that we can only puts us in the same position of error in which Job found himself3, and paves the way for pride9 and false teachers/false teaching8. It is a futile endeavor as Solomon, the wisest man to live, discovered10. God is sovereign2,3,4,5, and we can only know what He has revealed to us through His word1,2, which is only part3 of “the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God”4 (but is sufficient for our salvation7). Formulating answers to questions that the Bible doesn’t answer – for example, prophecy that isn’t interpreted for us – would only be adding to His word6.
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There are things revealed for us, and things still secret to God.
God’s wisdom has been hidden. The implication is that there is still hidden wisdom, that which has not been imparted by the apostles.
Job acknowledges the fact that he “got out too far in front of his skis” as we might say. His questions to and about God went too far.
The wisdom and knowledge of God are vast, too much for us to know (except that which has been revealed2).
God’s ways and thoughts are higher than ours; on a completely different plane.
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