A Paradox of God’s Intentions

August 23, 2011

A paradox of the Christian faith worth pondering, from John Flavel:

When God intends to fill a soul, he first makes it empty. When God intends to  enrich a soul, he first makes it poor. When he intends to exalt a soul, he first makes it sensible to it’s own miseries, wants, and nothingness.

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