QUOTATION: Faith

Posted September 16, 2017 12:48 am by Suzanne F.

QUOTATION: Faith

Now, one of the truths that reason can discover is that God is a person, and the central claim of the Bible is that this Person has not remained utterly hidden but has, indeed, spoken. As is the case with any listener to a person who speaks, the listener to the divine speech has to make a choice: do I believe him or not? The decision to accept in trust what God has spoken about himself is what the Church means by “faith.” This decision is not irrational, for it rests upon and is conditioned by reason, but it presses

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