Give me understanding , O God, that I may keep your law and observe it with my whole heart. Psalm 119:34 NIV
The psalmist asks God for understanding. In so doing, he acknowledges that he cannot understand everything on his own. He needs help. How is this different from secular thinking?
If the psalmist needs God’s help to understand God’s Law, what does that say about human ability to solve human problems?
The global picture is not pretty. Militant Islam, massive droughts and starvation, ebola unleashed, imperialism manifest in the Ukraine conflict. How is a human being to approach such monumental problems? Where do humans find hope to understand and solve such problems?
The president of the United States has expressed no humility before God when he declares that he will make ISIS a “manageable problem.” What does he need to do if he is to have any hope of achieving his stated goal?