Despite how secretive you may think you are – God sees everything. God hears everything. God knows everything.
The Old Testament prophet, Ezekiel, records,
God later tells Ezekiel,
Once, as I was attending a Youth Pastor Conference, a speaker was speaking directly to us – the leader/shepherds. This was not too long after the internet hit its stride. He said,
“When you click on ‘I-shouldn’t-be-looking-at-this.com’, God is watching. He sees everything you’re doing in secret. He hears. He knows. And he will judge.”
His words haunt me to this day.
God is listening in on your gossip, he is reading your texts and emails, he knows every key-stroke as we post on social media. The psalmist wrote,
“Nowhere to run to, baby – nowhere to hide.”
In 2 Kings 6, the king of Aram was at war with Israel. There was only one problem – Israel always seemed to be one step ahead of Aram. The king was furious! There must be a spy among us! Not so. His advisors defended themselves,
The gospel writers, letting people know Jesus was God since he demonstrated the exact same attributes, wrote repeatedly about Jesus, “knowing their thoughts…”
But it doesn’t stop there. There are consequences.
Again from Solomon:
King David learned the hard way that nothing is hidden from God – neither our words, actions nor thoughts – when he confessed,
Nowhere to run to, baby – nowhere to hide.
Consider yourself warned.