The Not Preached God

Luther talked often about the “Hidden God.” He was intrigued by God’s chosen vehicle of self-revelation. God always chose to show up in the most unexpected places, the settings where man would never look for Him. He suggested that where God does not show Himself is just as important to understand as where He does […]

The Hiddenness of God

“Truly you are a God who hides himself, O God of Israel, the Savior” (Is 45:15). Heard this verse on my ipod as I listened to Isaiah this morning. Luther loved this verse. He thought about it in two different ways. First, he understood God’s hiddenness be that which God refused to unveil about himself. […]