Tokens Of Faith Essay

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Our world is uncertain and our universe is vast. We as a human beings can never hope to know everything that is everything in our reality and beyond. All that we can truly be certain of is our existence on Earth and our gift of life. However, this universal truth should not cause one to go into despair. One should not begin to shut themselves away from the world or attempt or consume all the world’s knowledge. Rather, one should embrace them and find liberation through Christianity. Christian teachings encourage trusting and believing that God is our Creator and only wants the best for us. In doing this we are able to shed the anxiety that uncertainty, accept the unknown, and enjoy the life we are given. As noted before, uncertainty can …show more content…
This questions are not easy to answer especially if we do not know where to begin. The question can overwhelm us and stunt us in our goal to understand God and live our lives accordingly to his purpose. However, we can begin to understand God’s motive or ‘agenda’ by looking at how God communicated his purpose through the life and resurrection of Jesus. In Tokens of Trust, Williams offers this explanation of God’s …show more content…
We see that our creation and continued existence comes from a place of unselfish and unconditional love. A love that simply desires our existence to intertwine with one another and celebrate our lives together. Though, we must understand that we shall never know God in his entirety. This is because God’s reality stretches far from our own. With this said, we should seek God not through reason but through action. “We get to know God in what he does, not as an idea or an object, what we discover is his active will—what he wants, what his purpose is, his longing is. And in Jesus we can understand that longing in terms of peace and praise” (Williams

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