Why is it okay to be fallible?

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Jacob Teitelbaum
Integrative Medicine

It is okay to be fallible because I cannot believe that God, the most loving of parents, would judge us for “guessing wrong.”  Were we not purposely created on this planet with fallibility?  If this is so, then why would we be judged?  Would you judge your young child for not knowing calculus?  That would seem silly and absurd.  Yet, it is clear to me that at this stage of my growth I am no more able to know the absolute fullness of God than my two-year-old granddaughter is able to know calculus.

 

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