The truth is often hidden in plain sight; so close, yet so very far away. It can’t be discovered in debate. It can’t be realized in religion. It must be mastered through a personal relationship.
The first space walk actually occurred on Mars Hill. Stoic and Epicurean philosophers walked there every day, cogitating, ruminating and speculating about the truth. You might say they were spaced out on Mars Hill! Theirs was an impersonal God, out there, somewhere.
A foreign force, a remote ruler, a distant deity. They had even erected an altar with the inscription, “To The Unknown God.”
Paul stood in the midst of the Areopagus and said: “What you worship as something unknown I am going to proclaim to you… in Him we live and move and have our being” (Acts 17:23, 28).
Paul is saying, “The truth is right there within your grasp. Come down…
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