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Unveiling seven hidden characters in Scripture, we will mine their lives for the unique lessons of the concealed life, understanding that we are often concealed so that His glory might be revealed. Rather than fixating on the number of likes our posts receive or how many online followers we have, being hidden in Christ means living out of the truth of Who holds our hearts, hidden and secure. When God sees us, it doesn't really matter who else does or doesn't.
"…your life is hidden with Christ in God" (Colossians 3:3b, CSB). What an astounding promise! In a world where excellence is equated to exposure, and legacy is equated to likes, what does it mean to pursue a hidden life? God's Word offers us an astoundingly counter-cultural way of existing—one without the pressure to perform or make a platform. While there's nothing inherently wrong about exposure, we often confuse God's favor with famousness.
Living a concealed life (whether known by many or by none) is about resetting our motivations and thoughts. Excavating multiple concealed characters in God's Grand Narrative (including the Sons of Korah, Baruch, Ichabod, Huldah, the Daughters of Shallum, Jerushua, and Jael), we'll explore the power and purpose of hiddenness.