Things I Don’t Know

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By Greg West

Things I don’t know (not a complete list by any means):

How did God manage to create the universe out of nothing?

I don’t know.

Was the Earth and everything in it created in six literal days?

I don’t know.

How old is the Earth?

I don’t know.

Did Satan appear to Adam and Eve as a literal snake, or is the snake a metaphor?

I don’t know.

Why do good people suffer?

I don’t know.

How can God be eternal?

I don’t know.

How can 3=1?

I don’t know.

After the resurrection, why didn’t Jesus just present himself to the Roman and Jewish authorities?

I don’t know.

Why does God sometimes seem silent?

I don’t know.

Is Earth the only planet that contains life?

I don’t know.

Why does God heal some people but not others?

I don’t know.

Why does God love me so much when I treat him so badly?

I don’t know.

Why won’t God take away my sinful desires?

I don’t know.

How can I be truly happy in Heaven knowing that so many of my friends and loved ones have chosen not to be there?

I don’t know.

 

What I do know:

Now we see things imperfectly as in a cloudy mirror, but then we will see everything with perfect clarity. All that I know now is partial and incomplete, but then I will know everything completely, just as God now knows me completely. – 1 Corinthians 13:12