Mysteries of the Faith – Part II: Our Triune God

Speaking of God always brings us into the realm of mystery. As mentioned in part I, one meaning of mystery (musth, rion), is something that is beyond the comprehension of man. And God is certainly beyond our understanding. He is timeless and eternal. We are so bound up in time, that to even imagine a timeless being stretches our imaginations to the breaking point.

In looking at the other attributes of God, everything we can say about God is so far beyond those same attributes of man. God exists. Man exists. God lives, man lives, God loves, man loves, God is just, man is just. Augustine writes:...


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