The Denial of the Wrong God


1 Peter 1:8
“Though you have not seen Him, you love Him. Though you do not now see Him, you believe in Him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible…”

Have you (Christian) ever come up against this challenge?

“I don’t believe in God, because I’ve never seen Him.”

This statement makes a category error. A category error is a semantic or ontological error in which things belonging to a particular category are presented as if they belong to a different category. In other words, for one to say that they do not believe in God BECAUSE they have never seen God, is to deny a god of their own making. It’s the creation of a false god. It’s an averment about a visible god. 

But, the Bible says that God is invisible:

1 Timothy 1:17
“To the King of the ages, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory forever…

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Published by Vincent S Artale Jr

Biblical studies, Health and Nutrition, Biology, Fitness, Hiking, Reading. Re-blogging doesn't equal agreement.

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