I’ve never seen an iceberg. I don’t think I’ve used one in a sermon illustration. I think I may have done a physics A-level comprehension on transporting an iceberg to Africa to provide drinking water. I know one sunk the Titanic. And that most of an iceberg is under the water.
How did I do? Is that an accurate description, or merely a random collection of commonly known facts? Marks out of 10?
Icebergs are one of those things we generally think we know enough about – that the ‘headlines’ are the basic facts.
In his teenage years my son, probably like most lads his age, made an art of presenting a few basic facts as if he was an expert on the whole subject. And he wasn’t really bothered if the facts were facts. He couldn’t be wrong!
Sadly, a lot of folk have this teenage attitude to God. They ‘know’ enough to dismiss it with expertise. I can sympathise – there is so much information, where does the sense begin?
However, look at Jesus. Watch, listen, learn. And you can’t miss him. Guaranteed.
God from top to bottom.