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Faith is not knowledge!

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Faith is not the human act of merely consenting to theological knowldge but it is the divine act of submitting both our Intellect and Will to God's revelation. If the Intellect alone is employed, knowledge remains simply as true and good life-giving information. It does not transform our life nor does it give life. Faith without action is dead. Jam 2:26 Will is the faculty of the soul which seeks to love that which is known. And 'loving' is not simply liking the information but the act of becoming what we have come to know. In other words loving is to freely act upon the information in such a way that knowledge becomes a living experience. If I come to know that in order to sustain my life I must drink water and if I do not act on this information and drink water, this knowledge does not do me any good.  In order for my faith to be active and alive, my Will has to be in harmony with the Intellect. It also means both my Intellect and Will should be surrendered to God. The di

The glorious Trio

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The mystery of the holy Trinity is fundamental to christian faith. The pattern of the life of a Christian is derived from the pattern of the life of the trinity because we are Gods children and are created in his image. The understanding of the Trinity will deeply enlighten our minds especially in understanding the many facets of our faith. When a Christian refers to God he is referring to a communion of three distinct persons, In other words an indivisible union of three persons - the Father, Son and the Holy Spirt. The Father is eternal without a beginning, existed eternally and is without end. Father's knowledge, expression, words are also thus eternal and it is person whom we call the Son. Son is thus uncreated, begotten by the father. As light source and the light itself cannot be separated, father and son exists together in a self donating, all giving, relationship and this relationship or the love between them is the third distinct person whom we call the Holy Spirit.