The Secret of the Lord
Psalm 25:14 (NKJV) 14 The secret of the LORD is with those who fear Him, And He will show them His covenant.
Did you know that the Lord has secrets? These secrets, cowd, are found in the council of Him with whom you are familiar, in the secret counsel of the assembly, or company, of God and His own.
These are those who fear Him. The word fear, yare’, speaks of those who hold a reverential awe or respect for God. They hold this regard for Him because they recognize Him as God Omnipotent, Omniscient and Omnipresent. In other words, we’re talking about believers in Jesus Christ. How can I say that? Because the Bible tells us that no one can know God or come to Him but in and through Jesus the Christ.
John 14:6 (NKJV) Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.
Further, the Lord gave command to every believer that they receive the promise of the Father and be endued with power so that they could speak with Him about the mysteries, or secrets hidden in His heart.
Acts 1:4 (NKJV) And being assembled together with them, He commanded them not to depart from Jerusalem, but to wait for the Promise of the Father, “which,” He said, “you have heard from Me;
This “promise” is known to be the baptism with the Holy Spirit which is evidenced by speaking in tongues. It is these who speak with the supernatural tongues of men and of angels that speak the mysteries, or secrets, of God.
1 Corinthians 14:2 (NKJV) For he who speaks in a tongue does not speak to men but to God, for no one understands him; however, in the spirit he speaks mysteries.
These “mysteries,” musterion, are secrets confided only to the believer and not to ordinary mortals. These are hidden things not obvious to the understanding of the natural mind.
Jesus, the Messiah of Israel and Savior of the world is the “mystery” hidden from the foundation of the world and in Him are hidden the secrets of the heart of God the Father revealed only to those who are in covenant relationship with Him.