Two Kinds of People

Philosopher Blaise Pascal writing in the 17th Century observed, “There are two kinds of people one can call reasonable, those who serve God with all their heart because they know him and those who seek him with all their heart because they do not know him.”

Our churches have tended to venerate the former. They are comfortable with those who know God (or at least say that they do).

For those seekers among us who wish to know God but do not claim that certitude, the church knows not how to relate.

For those who seek, I encourage your seeking. It has been better in my life when I was not so certain.

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