“In the past God spoke to our forefathers through the prophets at many times and in various ways, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom he made the universe. The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful word.” (Hebrews 1:1–3, NIV 1984).
My Musings – The preamble to the U.S. Constitution includes the phrase “in order to form a more perfect union.” If you google the phrase, you’ll find all kinds of reflections on what the founding fathers could have meant by “more perfect.” How does one improve on perfection? But how else would you express an ideal (existing only in the imagination)? It is something that is more than perfect, even though there is no such thing.
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