Just as God has humbled Himself in making Himself known…

Just as God has humbled Himself in making Himself known ‘in the humility and shame of the cross,’ we must humble ourselves if we are to encounter Him. We must humble ourselves by being prepared to be told where to look to find God, rather than trusting in our own insights and speculative abilities. In effect, we are forced to turn our eyes from contemplation of where we would like to see God revealed, and to turn them instead upon a place which is not of our choosing, but which is given to us.

– Alister McGrath.

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