Tuesday, May 27, 2014

But I want more

Revelation is not primarily a communication of timeless truths otherwise inaccessible. Revelation is conveyed in the story of the mighty acts of God. There is no box full of pieces for the theological jigsaw puzzle. The Bible offers little if any truth expressed abstractly, in noncontextual ways. Scripture does not provide detailed legislation for every situation.— Flame of Love, page 225

<idle musing>
That's a problem for some people...they want everything laid out in black & white—no gray areas, thank you. But life doesn't work that way, and scripture certainly doesn't.

I'm convinced God did it that way to make us rely on the Holy Spirit. If everything were laid out nice and straightforward, why would we need God?
</idle musing>

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