You’ve Got A Friend
The readings have to do with the limits of our knowledge. We are mere humans. We have limits about how God works too. For this reason we should never be presumptuous about having plenty of time. Nor should we imagine that doing the same ol’ same ol’ is enough. God offers mercy and forgiveness within our human time that he affords us. We have free wills and we make life decisions and those decisions have eternal consequences. We cannot know how God will treat us. God’s knowledge of us is greater than our self-knowledge. God’s knowledge is not measured by the degree of knowledge we have, but by kind. God’s knowledge is somewhat shared but completely other. We can know something about God by what we deduct but it’s limited and we only get snapshots offered by the prophets.
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