accordance with the will of God His Father, and not contrary thereto, as His enemies were trying to
104. M. How can the "Word of God" be God?
C. We shall see by and by what is meant by calling Christ the "Word of God," as the
Qur'an1 does as well as the Bible. We shall then see that it is impossible that the
"Word of God" should be other than Divine.
105. M. How is it possible for the Divine to mingle with the human, the Infinite with the
C. We clearly teach that the Divine nature was not confounded or mingled with the human in
Christ, but that the Eternal Word of God assumed human nature without any lessening of His own
Divine nature. Of course our knowledge of the Divine nature is too limited for us to understand the
whole mystery of the Incarnation, but our reason teaches us that what God has revealed must be true.
We cannot understand how our own immaterial spirit acts upon our material body; how much less
can we understand how the Divine can unite with the human. We must therefore accept what God has
taught us in the New Testament. So too we cannot understand how the Resurrection will occur, or how
God created all