A major challenge in communicating spiritual concepts is that we don’t have an adequate language to describe things we’ve never seen—things for which we have no tangible referent.
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Thank you Jim! This is one metaphor that never occurred to me but seems so insightful. We often use the phrase “does it pass the ‘smell’ test,” and given your experience, it does seem to me that Jesus–as God’s human expression–passes easily.
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