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To paraphrase your question, it seems like you're asking if the transcendence of God precludes true knowledge of God. The answer is no. The transcendence of God means that God is beyond our full comprehension. We cannot "master" God like someone can master arithmetic, or a foreign language, or how to ride a bike. Our brains can't contain everything there ...


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Richard Ostella, pastor of Westminster Reformed Church and adjunct professor at Michigan Theological Seminary, wrote a series of articles The Excellence of Christian Love on 1 Cor 12:31-13:13. The last article, 14. Heaven: A World of Love with Faith and Hope (1 Cor. 13:13), has quotes from well-published and respected Reformed scholar D.A. Carson who wrote ...


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Preamble - Please bear with me while I share the relevant information I found in the Bible while trying to get my head round your question. The spiritual gifts identified in Romans 12 are prophesying, serving, teaching, encouraging, giving, leadership, and mercy. The list in 1 Corinthians 12:4–11 includes the word of wisdom, the word of knowledge, faith, ...


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Christian don't claim that Jesus became God, or that God became man; that is, at least, in the sense that one nature becomes the other nature (the eternal cannot become not-eternal, nor can the temporal become eternal). Rather, we believe that the eternal, personal Word or Son or Wisdom of God became flesh in order to dwell among us - He's no less capable ...


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God is the source of all and is love, Christ is the perfect example of love within a broken world. Christ was begotten not made for He proceeded from the source (God) through a righteous and pure womb (Mary) into an unrighteous world. He is the light of love to the world that proceeded from the source. God spoke let their be light as the Spirit of God ...


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It is very simple. The Christian God and the Islamic God/Allah [not sure what term to use there; sorry] are very different. (Arguably, they can not both be right. Thus, one of them is wrong [or both]. It is no surprise that the right religion and a wrong religion are very different, regardless of which is which. (It would be interesting to argue over ...


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The question of whether there exists similarity between God and Man appears to be of some great concern to you. The story of creation in Genesis lays the foundation for all that follows. In Genesis 1, on the sixth day of creation, we have this: 26 Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the ...


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In the bible Jesus is revealed as the Word of God in many places. As Nigel J has pointed out, apart from the Divine self-revelation of Scripture we would all be just making stuff up. So logic and reason can be applied to Scripture but Scripture must come first. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.  He was in ...


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No 'guess-work' is required or appropriate. The 'logic' necessary to understand the revelation of the true God is provided by God himself. The Messiah promised in the Hebrew scriptures (Genesis to Malachi) was promised by prophetic revelation. That revelation was expressed divinely to chosen prophets and conveyed in scripture, a process of several thousand ...


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The Bible teaches that there is only one God, period. The Bible also teaches that God is spirit, or a spiritual being by nature/essence. (John 4:24). The Bible also teaches that "ALL" men are sinners, without exception human being are sinners, period. (Romans 3:23) In addition, Romans 6:23 says, "For the wages/payment for sinning is death, but the free ...


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The Christian logic is that God (Allah) incarnated into a baby that was miraculously conceived within Maryam's womb without sexual intercourse, a doctrine called the Virgin Birth. While being Jesus, God remains the Father simultaneously, so at no point in time God loses any of His divinity nor his greatness. Obviously it was God's will and His Divine power ...


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