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God? Where are you?

I am writing this article because one blogger used half of proverbs 25:2 to explain why sometimes we don't hear from God. Although it was true, it also wasn't the complete picture.
“It is the glory of God to conceal a matter, But the glory of kings is to search out a matter.” Proverbs 25:2 NKJV
The other blogger pointed out only the first part that it’s the glory of God to conceal a matter, which is true. But this scripture tells me that, God conceals things as part of who He is, but He also loves His people to search Him out. Ever wonder why kids love hide and seek? He hides, but the expectation is that you will find Him. And since now, we are a royal priesthood; I can only assume that we are kings ourselves (Jesus of course is the King OF Kings).
Of course, the common challenge we face is that we tell ourselves that sometimes God ‘feels’ distant and He doesn't seem to want to tell us anything, especially when we most seek an answer.
This was also a critical scripture for me…

Submission; That dirty word

To most people (especially Westerners) the word submission is a word synonymous with brutality and encroaches on their freedom. But I’ve found out the brilliance behind it when it relates to God. 

I’ve been reading Pastor Steve Murrell’s (and son William’s) book ‘The Multiplication Challenge’ and I have found myself heavily critiquing my own leadership style due to the deep wisdom that fill its pages. I’ve also loved how it’s directed me to go deeper into how Jesus lead His disciples.
At the end of the day, leadership can be brought down to something simple (even though the application is not). Mark 10:45 says it best; but whoever desires to become great among you shall be your servant. 44 And whoever of you desires to be first shall be slave of all. 45 For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.”. It’s in that death (the ransom), that Jesus was then resurrected to the highest position that anyone can obtain (but obtaining t…