A childlike curiosity to know our God more
will help us grow closer to him, says
Antony Kalapurackal

A few years ago, my sister asked me a question; “Chetta (Elder brother), imagine that India is playing cricket against England. We, Indians will pray for India to win while the people of England will pray for their country to win. Whose prayer do you think will be answered?”

“Both!” I replied.

She was confused. “What? How is that possible?” she asked.

“Well,” I replied, “Don’t ask me. I don’t know how, but when I believe that there is nothing impossible for God, it includes this as well”

There may be different answers to this question, but almost after a decade since that question, I still believe in the answer I gave my sister. Our logic and reasoning are gifts from God and so he is above all our logic.

One of the most important lessons I’ve learnt during my journey with the Lord is that the key to divine wisdom is nothing but our willingness to reject all that we’ve learnt and listen to the Lord with the heart of a child.

For this is what the scripture says: At that time Jesus said, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and the intelligent and have revealed them to infants; (Mathew 11:25)

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