Believe

You cannot say you believe something until you are willing to accept it in the void.

What do I mean by the void?

There are a lot of rational reasons to believe in lots of things. There are often a lot of rational reasons not to believe. Sometimes there are lots of things we don’t know – places where there simply is no conclusive evidence.

There is no conclusive evidence for the Bible or the Way of Jesus. There is no way to build a rock solid, undeniable, pack-it-up-and-ship-it argument for the viability of the Christian faith. There are always rational explanations for why things don’t have to be the way we think they are.

That is the void.

Sometimes there just aren’t any answers except, “I accept it by faith.” As the old school fundamentalists used to say, “The Bible says it. I believe it. That’s all there is to it.”

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