This was originally published September 28, 2010 on Facebook as a Note. But I publish it here, to help tell about my faith journey.
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It seems that many in Christianity by/through their faith and understanding have unwittingly categorized, compartmentalized and confined God; reducing him to a manageable object, instead of force of power and refuge.
Since God is Infinite, Incorruptible and Creator:
How can the finite truly understand the Infinite?
How can the corrupted truly understand the Incorruptible?
How can the created truly understand the Creator?
God cannot and will not be managed by human hands, or human minds.
The clay cannot demand that the potter be completely manageable.
Systems, processes and/or methods derived by the human mind (even when based upon Scripture) have reduced, and will continue to reduce God to an object to be grasped instead of pursued.
We need to let go of our systems and regain the power, refuge and mysteries of God. God cannot be managed by any human or human derived theology; God manages himself.
Having a fear of God is the beginning of wisdom. A fear of his mysterious force of power as Creator, his Incorruptible Nature, his Infinite Being. The Scriptures are simply the starting point for the corrupted, the finite, the created to begin to grasp the Infinite, Incorruptible Creator.
“For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.” ~ Paul, Servant of God and Jesus, Apostle (1 Corinthians 13.12, KJV)