|Matthew 11:25 |
25 At that time Jesus said, "I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent1, and have revealed them to babes.
1 I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent. The meaning in His words is hidden from those who think they are wise and intelligent, who think they can see, who think they are already righteous. Therefore I speak to them in parables, because by their seeing [natural seeing] they do not see [spiritually]; and hearing [naturally] they do not hear [spiritually], neither do they understand. Mat 13:13. I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance. Luke 5:32. I have come into the world for judgment, that the blind might see; and that those who see might be made blind. John 9:39. For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the intelligent." 1 Cor 1:19. Being intelligent does not hide the truth from you, unless you have pride in your intelligence that prevents you from seeking to understand His parables, which comes by seeking God, whose Light and Word, Jesus Christ, is within you, patiently waiting to teach you.
From the Word of the Lord within: "I work with the blind; but if you think you can see, and you are not with me in heaven, I will make you a laughingstock."