The Incomprehensible Impass 

Author: T. Austin-Sparks

Your eyes will see the King in His beauty; they will see the land that is very far off. (Isaiah 33:17)

There is a phrase in the Word: "Thine eyes shall see the king in his beauty;they shall behold the land of far distances," and thattwo-fold statement can quite truly, and rightly, be applied toHim. He is the King in His beauty; and He is also the Land of FarDistances.

Now, to come into a livingrelationship with the Lord Jesus is to come, sooner or later, tothe impasse of the incomprehensible, and we just have to say:"Lord, You are beyond me! Lord, I cannot comprehend; You aretoo much for me!" That, of course, on the one side, meansdifficulties, for it puts us into a difficult position in that wecannot trace Him, follow Him, and understand Him. But, on theother side, we would not have it otherwise; we would nothave a 'little' Christ whom we could comprehend and altogetherunderstand with our little minds. No, He is beyond us altogether,and what you and I, as His people, are destined to come to if wego on with Him, is just this: that He is ever reaching fartherand farther beyond us, and drawing us out beyond ourselves,beyond our resources of mind and will, yet drawing us on, andmaking us know that we have got to go on. We just cannot standstill; we have to go on.

By T. Austin-Sparks from: Divine Order - In Christ - Chapter 1

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Bible verses: Isaiah 33:17

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