Tuesday, July 28, 2015

God Incomprehensible

Nicholas of Cusa said, "The intellect knoweth that it is ignorant of Thee, because it knoweth Thou canst not be known, unless the unknowable could be known and the invisible beheld, and the inaccessible attained." With all that the Scripture does reveal about God and of all that we can discern concerning His nature and character, God is yet fully comprehensible by finite beings. 

Otherwise, we are guilty as A. W. Tozer once warned, "If we insist upon trying to imagine Him, we end with an idol, made not with hands but with thoughts; and an idol of the mind is as offensive to God as an idol of the hand."


nashvillecats2 said...

A good read Gregg,

Susan said...

That's a good way to put it Gregg, God wants us to know Him, not our idea of Him. :)