When did god evolve to this? I don’t remember it being this unimaginable back in the 70’s and 80’s. Why is their god so incomprehensible that a mere human cannot even imagine him? Is he incomprehensible or non-existent? Theists often end arguments by saying “God cannot be fathomed by mere humans.”
This is the Ad Hoc Argument that theists eventually provide if the discussion goes on long enough. My god is mysterious and his ways and knowledge are to much for us to understand. How arrogant we are to demand that god prove himself.
If a god is incomprehensible then it is of no value to us on a daily basis. If it is of no value then it’s existent is irrelevant. If it’s existence is irrelevant then what kind of god is it?
Christians have run out of explanations. So much so they tap out with “god is unfathomable”, but the red writing in the Bible says otherwise.
“Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou not known me, Philip? he that hath seen me hath seen the Father; and how sayest thou then, Shew us the Father?” John 14:9 KJV
“If ye had known me, ye should have known my Father also: and from henceforth ye know him, and have seen him.” John 14:7 KJV
“And the Father himself, which hath sent me, hath borne witness of me. Ye have neither heard his voice at any time, nor seen his shape.” John 5:37 KJV
So he has a shape and he resembles his son. Go ahead with the metaphorical explanations, but I think Christian apologetic thinking has put their “personal” god out of argumental reach for either side. Am I the only one that has noticed this? According to the scripture it isn’t so, and I’m quite sure based on these verses I could comprehend him—if he was real. It is apparent Christianity is on the fringes of total deism with a tiny bit of jesus and a whole lot of denial. At least deism is a stepping stone to atheism.