God is Love

God is Truth. God’s Will sets every will in His Kingdom subject to His. A Potentate like Nebuchadnezzer had to admit, ‘..most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will.’ (Dan.4:32)

Truth that we swear by, is less than perfect. Our finite nature can only understand finite values. This truth can only be set into the context of Nature by which we test truth of our lives, transient as lilies of the field, is valid. Such truth at best gives us a ballast to keep us afloat though we are rocked by contrary winds. Truth gives us a certain solidity and adds to our lives meaning.

Nature as the mirror image of God. God as Truth and God as Love hold a bearing that our finite nature cannot fully understand. So we transpose the relation of the Absolute God into trinity a concept which for God is natural.

To our rational mind Truth cannot be partial. Where as Love has always an object. Law of our attraction like gravity has a direction. Where as Truth is One and is Absolute. Our rational mind must flounder on such Absolute values.  Thus we reason Love and Truth cannot be reconciled in one. Is it really so? God as the Infinite Wisdom and Power cannot be two aspects of the same Oneness?

Nature as the Reflection of God in finite terms. God so loved the world that even his creatures bear witness to his love. Will not the sight of a baby put to comfort by maternal solicitude remind us of his love for us? Peter’s vision(Ac.10:15) reminds us that God made all clean. Peter’s Jewish upbringing however made him refuse what was offered to him. It is clear man makes such divisions as gentiles, God’s people, impure or clean. It is the will of God transposed into human terms.

In short when God breathed into man he became sensitized with certain aspects of God. It is in this context that we need to understand Paul’s words,’God’s invisible qualities-his eternal power and divine nature- have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so men are without excuse.’ (Ro.1:20)

benny


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About bennythomas

I am a Dutch citizen. An architect by profession I am married and have six grandchildren. I am still keen on expressing myself and each day is new and an occasion where I might bring out from within something worthwhile.
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