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How can finite language be used to present an infinite God?


While our language is finite and our God is infinite, we can be certain that our language is adequate to know God personally and to share His truths with others.

  • God has given us His Word and He has told us to study(2 Tim 2:15).
  • God has given us His Holy Spirit to teach us (John 14:26).
  • And in His Word, God has given many literary devices, including metaphors, similes, symbolism, typologies, patterns. These help us in understanding.

Therefore, we can trust that God’s Holy Word and His Holy Spirit are sufficient to enable us, with our finite language, to share truths about our infinite God.

Alex McFarland

Alex has preached in over 2,200 churches throughout North America and numerous more internationally. He also speaks at Christian events, conferences, debates, and other venues to teach biblical truths and preach the gospel.

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