Divine Paradox

This is a prime example of why it is called “faith.” Christianity may seem to be a paradox, but I assure it is a divine paradox at that. The points in this quote, by A. W. Tozer (an American Christian pastor), are founded in Biblical truth and Christian theology. Read the quote, and welcome to my faith.

tom.basson

At the heart of the Christian faith lies a divine paradox.

Simply observe the true Christian as he puts into practice the teachings of Jesus. Note the contradictions:

The Christian believes that in Christ he has died, yet he is more alive than before and he fully expects to live forever. He walks on earth while seated in heaven and though born on earth he finds that after his conversion he is not at home here. He loses his life to save it and is in danger of losing it if he attempts to preserve it. He goes down to get up. If he refuses to go down he is already down, but when he starts down he is on his way up.

He is strongest when he is weakest and weakest when he is strong. Though poor he has the power to make others rich. He has most after…

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