“To live is Christ” is this same hiddenness of God. His glory is hidden in our shame. Our weakness. Our sacrifice. Our folly. Our light and momentary affliction. Our messed up life. Our cross.
Malachi 3:1-3. “Behold, I send my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me. And the Lord whom you seek will suddenly come to
Isaiah 64:7-12. There is no one who calls upon your name, who rouses himself to take hold of you; for you have hidden your face from us, and