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Your way was through the sea, your path through the great waters; yet your footprints were unknown. (Psalm 77:19, ESV)

God is often silent when we prefer that he speak, and he interrupts us when we prefer that he stay silent. His ways are not our ways. To live with the sacred God of creation means that we conduct our lives with a God who does not explain himself to us. It means that we worship a God who is often mysterious – too mysterious to fit our formulas for better living. It means that God is not our best friend, our secret lover or our good-luck charm. He is God. — Craig Barnes

It is the glory of God to conceal things, but the glory of kings is to search things out. (Proverbs 25:2, ESV)

Our age dislikes intensely the idea of mystery because it directly exposes our limitations. The thought that there could be something, or someone, beyond human comprehension or imagining is, of course, exciting, but it is also belittling. It puts us in our place and that place is not at the centre. — Basil Hume

This Christian life is a great mystery, far exceeding our understanding, but some things are clear enough: He [Jesus] appeared in a human body, was proved right by the invisible Spirit, was seen by angels. He was proclaimed among all kinds of peoples, believed in all over the world, taken up into heavenly glory. (1 Timothy 3:16, MSG)

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