YOU are living in a limited world. Everything around us has limits - beginnings and endings. We are aware of babies being born. We are aware of other people dying. We observe animals, plants and insects beginning life. We see their lives come to an end. We are used to seeing things get older. Clothing wears out. Bicycles and skateboards get banged up. New things stop looking new. Our bodies change and get older. Everything we see has a beginning, a period of usefulness and an end. We count this by using clocks and calendars. To us, only what is measurable by hours, days and years seems to have real meaning. So when we hear that God is eternal, that He always has been and always will be, we find it hard to understand. The words seem meaningless because we have nothing familiar to relate them to.
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