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Why seek a God who is beyond understanding? (Job 36:26)

Job 36:26 New International Version (NIV)
26 How great is God—beyond our understanding!
    The number of his years is past finding out.

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Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
I would say that it was precisely because God was aware that, in His infinite fullness, He was beyond human understanding or finding out, that He did not require us to engage in such a fruitless search, but chose instead to reveal the essential things that we need to know about Him through the Bible, and, most specifically, through His incarnation in Jesus, for the purpose not only of knowing Him, but of accomplishing the redemption of which we were (and are) incapable on our own.

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