Monday, October 03, 2011

Baxter: the incomprehensible God

Monday, October 3, 2011
    Commemoration of William Morris, Artist, Writer, 1896
    Commemoration of George Kennedy Bell, Bishop of Chichester, Ecumenist, Peacemaker, 1958
    Whom did the LORD consult to enlighten him, and who taught him the right way? Who was it that taught him knowledge or showed him the path of understanding?
    —Isaiah 40:14 (NIV)
    You may know God, but not comprehend him.
    ... Richard Baxter (1615-1691), Of the Knowledge of God, the first treatise of The Divine Life: in three treatises [1664], in The Practical Works of Richard Baxter, v. III, G. Virtue, 1838, ch. 4, p. 770 (see the book)
Quiet time reflection:
    Lord, You are beyond all understanding.
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