Spencer was right when he observed birds never fly out into space. His observation was correct, but his conclusion missed an important alternative possibility: God, the infinite Creator, could penetrate our finiteness - the Infinite could penetrate the finite, thereby communicating to us what He is really like. He could come to us......when we could not get to Him.
That is why Jesus came.
"The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth." (John 1:14 NIV).
- Paul Little, Know Why You Believe, p. 43
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