Everyone knows that neither the word “God” nor His name YHVH appears in the scroll of Esther, which is read in the synagogues every Purim. The story of God’s faithfulness and deliverance for His people, even when they (we) do not remember Him gives all of us hope. It also reminds us that God is acting “behind the scenes”, not visibly. Tomorrow is the celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ by most of the Christian believers in the world, and most of Israel ignores that truth, and is busy celebrating Purim as if they still do not believe He is active in our affairs.
How many times do we ask or cry out, Where was/is God?! During and since the Holocaust many Jews and Christians have asked and wondered, Where was God? This, of course, brings reproach to Him in the eyes of the unbelievers when His own people do not believe that He is around and is very much aware of what is happening. When we speak or agree with that, it is further evidence that we do not know Him or His Word as He would want us to.
Because God is not seen, the enemies of His people – the Amalekites, the Hamans of history — do not believe He even exists. The Lord our God is looking for those who believe in Him without seeing, and who fear Him and do righteousness in the expectation of God’s judgment after our death. Continue reading “GOD HIDDEN UNTIL YESHUA REVEALED – 26 Mar 2005”