There is an old saying in theology which some attribute to Calvin, “finitum non capax infiniti.”  In English that’s “the finite cannot comprehend the infinite.”   Here “comprehend” doesn’t mean “have some knowledge of” but rather “to have complete or comprehensive knowledge of.”  In other words, God is infinite.  Your brain is finite.  You simply cannot pour an infinite amount of liquid into a finite container.  The container can’t hold the liquid.  Neither can your tiny mind fully comprehend God.  Therefore, sooner or later (probably sooner), you are going to run into things you do not understand.  There are some who say, “We’ll understand it all when we get to heaven.”  No we will not!  We may understand more than we understand now, but we will not understand it all.  We will still be finite and God will still be infinite.

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