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Sunday, August 23, 2009

PARADOX FILES, Vol. 9 - Paul Washer

"The Mystery of the Trinity is not a ground for its denial. Some may say that they cannot believe what they cannot understand, or that if something cannot be explained, it cannot be true. If we were to apply this same logic to the entire Bible, or even to our own existence, then there would be very little left for us to believe. Even the simplest truths of Scripture and of human reality go beyond our understanding. We do not believe because we understand, but we believe because it is true--the testimony of the Holy Scriptures."

Paul Washer, The One True God, page 16, copyright 2004, 3rd Edition, Granted Ministries Press


  1. What a great point. When presented with these kinds of paradoxes, people either assume something about it isn't true (revealing their arrogance: "I should be able to figure everything out!") or they fill in the blank spaces with really SILLY conclusions! I have to remind myself sometimes that there's no way I can apprehend the wisdom of God. It is mine to simply trust the One who is greater than I! :) And I'm OK with that. ;)

  2. Blainemonster,

    Thanks for commenting, you've hit the nail on the head. I couldn't have said it better myself. ;)



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