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Trade Paperback
256 pages
Dec 2003
WaterBrook Press

Knowing the Unknowable God

by James R. Lucas

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“Jim Lucas analyzes the mysterious paradoxes of God and shows us how we can trust and believe what God says, even if it seems contradictory. Knowing the Unknowable God challenges Christians to understand, appreciate, and celebrate our holy, mysterious Creator. This book shows how biblical paradoxes strengthen our faith.” – Dr. Bob and Yvonne Turnbull, conference speakers, co-authors of TeamMates: Building Your Marriage To Complete, Not Compete

“With contagious passion, Jim Lucas leads us on a quest for God that is ruthlessly honest and deeply fulfilling. His thoughtful exploration of the paradoxes of faith will help you hear God’s voice with more clarity than you ever have before.” – Les Parrott, Ph.D., Seattle Pacific University, co-author of Love the Life You Live

“God invites us to come and reason with Him. In a world of intellectual confusion that presumes the fallacy of faith, Jim Lucas presents God’s self-revelation as it exists in powerful paradox. Pondering this collection of divine portraits, you will appreciate anew the wonder of the Almighty.” – Bob Shank, founder/CEO, The Master’s Program

Book Jacket:

Meet the God Who Is Greater Than Your Biggest Questions.

The Bible never shies away from seeming contradictions. We are told both to resist our enemies and to love them, and that our all-knowing God can sometimes forget. Unable to reconcile such biblical paradoxes, some people abandon Christianity, while others pretend that the seeming contradictions don’t exist–preferring to believe in an uncomplicated, easy-to-comprehend God. Yet countless others are hungry for new insight into the God behind the Bible’s mysterious paradoxes.

Responding to this spiritual hunger, James Lucas delves into the mysteries of Scripture, demonstrating that biblical “contradictions” are actually exquisite paradoxes that enlarge our understanding of God.

With this book as your guide, you can embrace the paradoxes of Scripture and pursue honest answers to your hardest questions. The study of biblical paradox leads to greater devotion to the majestic God who makes himself known even while he surpasses human understanding. Today, you can begin Knowing the Unknowable God.