His love for us entered the black box. The black box was the torture and death we inflicted upon Him while He was human, alive, tender and vulnerable. Upon His exit, He loved us nonetheless. What does this experiment tell us about the nature of God?
What are your most precious possessions? I will tell you my top two. 1) The love note that God delivered to me on His way into the world at Bethlehem. 2) The guarantee that the love note is genuine that God delivered to me on His way out of the world at Calvary.
There is more and better theology in Calvary than in the head of every apologist, theologian, Doctor of the Church, monk, abbot, mystic, priest, monsignor, bishop, Cardinal, Pope, hermit and saint who has ever lived or will ever live.
God paid us a visit for thirty-three years at and about the city of Jerusalem more than two thousand years ago. The Visit took place in the boodocks of time and space. News of the Visit was not going to propagate itself from then and there to us here and now.