The face of God in a manger


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By Schulter Etyang

John makes this claim about Jesus 

John 1:18 (BBE)

No man has seen God at any time; the only Son, who is on the breast of the Father, he has made clear what God is.

Was he right? Yes, he was.

Not even Adam and Eve? The idea seems plausible. In the Garden of Eden, Adam and Eve heard the sound of the Lord God walking about in the garden. The scripture is not ambiguous about this. If Adam and Eve had seen God, the writers would have indicated so. Jenny and I live in a double storey flat. When she is upstairs I can hear her moving around. I could write about hearing her walking in the room upstairs but that doesn’t mean I see her. 

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