That phrase, “You don’t know me”, when said with the right inflection has become an indictment. It draws a line of exclusion with an accusation. If we had been important we would have known, if you were important to us we would have granted access to our true selves.
“You don’t know me”.
It can negate whatever you want to say to me, or what I want to say to you.
but in our modern society where we think we have all the power to craft ourselves, where we think we control all the doors of information… there is one widely ignored fact.
“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.”
There is someone who knew you, and from whom nothing is hidden.
God knows who you are.
But do you know who God is?
Then they asked him, “Where is your father?”
“You do not know me or my Father,” Jesus replied. “If you knew me, you would know my Father also.” -John 8:19
If you are reading this, there is still time to find out.