C. S. Lewis — This human life in God…

This human life in God is from our point of view a particular period in the history of our world (from His birth to His crucifixion).  We therefore imagine it is also a period in the history of God’s own existence.  But God has no history.  He is too completely and utterly real to have one.  For, of course, to have a history means losing part of your reality (because it has already slipped away into the past), and not yet having another part (because it is still in the future); in fact, having nothing but the tiny little present, which has gone before you can speak about it.  God forbid we should think God was like that!  Even we may hope not to be always rationed in that way.
C. S. Lewis

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