“Daddy, Why Can’t I See God?”


I’m not sure why it is always at bedtime that my kids ask me the hardest questions. Perhaps its because that’s when we finally slow down long enough for them to feel like it’s a good time to talk.  Whatever the reason I’m thankful for these God orchestrated encounters, and I just pray that God gives me daily awareness so I don’t rush through them.

One evening after bible reading and prayer, my son asked yet another good kid question: “Dad, how come I can’t see God?”  Young children think in such concrete terms, and so we need God’s wisdom to give them clear answers to their hard questions.  In this case, I had recently read what I thought was a really answer written by J. P. Moreland. Continue reading