God favors the humble, not the haughty.(James 4:6)
He hides the truth from wise and intellectual ones, worldly wise and learned ones who in their pride and self reliance feel no need for his help.(1Corinthians1:9-21).
But he reveals the truth to babes, those who come to him with sincere hearts, showing childlike humility.(matthew 18:1-4)
(1Corinthians 1:26-28) God’s Son,Jesus, saw such responses firsthand.
Many proud,highly educated religious leaders did not get the sense of Jesus message, but humble fishermen did. (Matthew 4:18-22,23:1-5,Acts 4:13).
At the same time, some wealthy and educated ones who showed genuine humility became Jesus followers.(Luke 19:1,2-8 Acts 22:1-3).
We come back to the question raised at the outset, do you want to know the truth about God. If so, you may find comfort in knowing that God does not favor those who consider themselves worldly wise. On the contrary, he favors those whom the worldly wise may look down on. If you study God’s word with the right attitude of mind and heart, you may be among those to whom God gives a precious gift, an understanding of the truth about him. Grasping that the truth will add meaning to your life now and can lead to the real life, Endless life in God’s promised new world of righteousness soon to come (1Timothy 6:12-19,2Peter 3:13).