I preached my first sermon as a curate on Trinity Sunday, twenty-six years ago. And after all these years I can’t think of better words for this day than I offered then:
“If a picture paints a thousand words, then why can’t I paint you? The words could never show the you I’ve come to know.”
The doctrine of the Trinity took over four hundred years to develop into the classic form we know, and even then, words fail. Sometimes, when I think of the arguments of those times, I want to tear my hair out and scream “This isn’t science! You can’t reduce G-d to a formula!”
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