Is not she the one woman who would have understood the incomprehensible? When they received an incomprehensible cable from Grenada, they just ignored it. They wrongly believe God should reveal everything they may want to know. This article by Erik Thoennes is adapted from the. The Trinity, the divine and human natures of Christ, divine sovereignty and human responsibility, and many other core teachings of the Christian faith are profoundly mysterious; believing them requires a robust affirmation of the incomprehensibility of God. The vocabulary of social sciences is often incomprehensible to ordinary people. Yet God is without limitations in every quality he possesses. If you get rid of analogy, you end in skepticism.
There is something both noble and heartbreaking about those embattled young soldiers standing sentry in what for them must be an incomprehensible place. Like circumcisers, they enact a violence on the body that outside of the ritual context would be entirely wicked, nearly incomprehensible. But Christianity affirms the rationality of God alongside the incomprehensibility of God. Much metaphysical language of the Middle Ages is incomprehensible to modern or postmodern minds. Some were playing at gleek, and, to the uninitiated, incomprehensible was the jargon in which the players indulged. And cue the most incomprehensible stream of gibberish ever to pour forth from a human being's mouth.
They all took a shaky breath then started chanting some sort of incomprehensible song with the bored, rushed tones of someone who has performed said song many times before. Nor is it totally incomprehensible that some people find Britney's coyness in interviews disingenuous. What means could He use? The comprehension of unformable laws may seem rather an incomprehensible proposition. There is acute onset of delusions, hallucinations, incomprehensible or incoherent speech, or any combination of these. If God is utterly dissimilar from us, how could He reveal Himself? The following passages show this: Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised, and his greatness is unsearchable.
It promoted a pantheism in which everything was God and God was everything. . He meant to stop at the wedding on his way to New York and endeavor by every means which money and love could devise to atone somewhat for Edna's incomprehensible action. Edgar consents, altho it is utterly incomprehensible why he should do so. Meanings that are absorbed by ordinary children from everyday life can be incomprehensible to the autistic. He frequently slips into Neapolitan dialect so thick that is incomprehensible. My voice cadence changed, my speech began to race, and I was virtually incomprehensible to everyone around me.
It is to say that none of us can comprehend God exhaustively. Show More Sentences Thus Atticism in the Roman Empire continued to be used long after it became incomprehensible to those without special training. Although the young invited audience had been given a copy of the constitution, a large majority confessed that it was unreadable and incomprehensible. Charles Powell was negative in his criticism of Eliot, calling his poems incomprehensible. Many would label it unloving for God to decide to withhold some information from his people.
For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts. The effect of oersted's demonstration is almost incomprehensible. Anzac burial parties greeted the enemy with odds and ends of Arabic phrases, and with Australianese that must have been incomprehensible to them. It is incomprehensible that a few hundred yards of track cannot be laid across Bradford, which is light years behind cities such as Leeds, Sheffield and Manchester. The appropriate response to God is a heart of wonder and awe in light of his incomprehensible greatness. Human beings are finite creatures, so our minds always work from a finite perspective.
In the uncomfortable footage, an incoherent Lamar spits incomprehensible verses about his drug abuse and penchant for infidelity. The incomprehensible in that story was the mind of a despoiler. Ousia is essence or being, in Eastern Christianity, and is the aspect of God that is completely incomprehensible to mankind and human perception. Some did, however, and found a weird jumble of ohmmeters, rheostats, condensers, and other parts wired together in an incomprehensible manner. It subdues their emotional force by assigning rational meaning to them, however irrational or incomprehensible the impressions might originally have been.
The first error says that since God is incomprehensible, He must be utterly unknowable, and anything we say about God is gibberish. He is the author of numerous articles and several books. The man was flummoxed by all these incomprehensible goings-on. It seemed almost incomprehensible how much his life had changed and all of the things that had happened since he had retired from his job as police sergeant. The pole of skepticism, which we considered above, assumes that our language about God is utterly meaningless and has no reference point with regard to Him. Among the evangelicals, for the most part, natural theology, far from being rejected, is not even modified, and certain doctrines continue to be described as incomprehensible mysteries.