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Obedience is the Key to Spiritual Understanding

John 16:12 states, "I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now." Oswald Chambers comments: "Understanding comes only by obedience, never by intellect. Our Lord does not hide things from us, but they are unbearable until we get into a fit condition of life on the inside… It is a great emancipation in a man’s life when he learns that spiritual and moral truths can only be gained by obedience, never by intellectual curiosity. All God’s revelations are sealed, and they will never be opened by philosophy, or by thinking, whereas the tiniest fragment of obedience will bring a man right through into the secret of God’s attitude to things." [Psalm 25:12, 14]