Quote: Doubts


A faith without some doubts is like a human body with no antibodies in it. People who blithely go through life too busy or indifferent to ask the hard questions about why they believe as they do will find themselves defenseless against either the experience of tragedy or the probing questions of a smart skeptic. A person’s faith can collapse almost overnight if she failed over the years to listen patiently to her own doubts, which should only be discarded after long reflection.

— Timothy Keller

2 thoughts on “Quote: Doubts

  1. So very true J.S. When I was young my father taught me the importance of understanding the opposite viewpoint. In essence I guess this a part of doubting. When we can understand the opposite of what we believe and refute it then our faith is secure.

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