Why the atheist or believer will not have all his Bible questions answered? Like feeding a dead cat is reasoning with one not open to truth. I am focused on atheists and skeptics who attack, who ask questions, but do not seem interested in serious, objective discussions. . Some seem to be adrift in the sea of debate. Evidence of God’s existence cannot replace the required faith to believe.
Many answers to spiritual issues are indeed available. One should bring a burning issue in his soul to God, to His treasure chest of wisdom, the Bible, to a Christian advisor. Answers can come through: revelation from nature itself, the Bible, the Holy Spirit and the Living Word, Jesus Christ. Still it is obviously not God’s will to reveal all things to us. Let God be God. He has not invited finite man to sit on His Board of Directors or offer policy advice. Humility is the wiser path.
Those who seem overly insistent on extracting answers might be asked a question themselves. If you want God to talk to you, are you reading the Bible? Do the easy things first. Suggest a passage or book to them. I often recommend the gospel of John.
Not having all our questions resolved in this life can prompt us to walk by faith. Does a wise human father explain all his decisions to his children? Hopefully he has their trust.
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding, in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your paths straight.” (Prov 3.5-6 NAS).
Another reason God does not answer all our questions is spelled out in Scripture. ” . . can be made known only by Divine revelation . . at a time appointed by God . . ” Vines Expository Dictionary, p 779. Some of these topics are: spiritual truth generally. “but holding the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience” (1 Tim 3.9 NAS) (1 Cor 13.2; 14.2; 2.6-16); hidden forces regarding the kingdom of God . . “And He [Jesus] answered and said to them, “To you it has been granted to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it has not been granted.”” (Matt 13.11 NAS) (Mk 4.11); the Rapture (1 Cor 15.51); Christ Himself (Col 2.2; 4.3); the Church (Eph 5.32). W.E. Vine has a publication, Twelve Mysteries of Scripture.
“But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added to you.” (Matt 6.33 NAS).