resolve it, why do they find fault with what they reject as any concern of theirs, though they are ignorant of what they admit is their concern? For that our Lord marvelled means that we should marvel, for we still need to be moved in this way. Hence, all such emotions of his are not signs of a troubled mind, but of a teacher at work. 50. So too, there are words of the Old Testament which do not prove that God is weak, but are a concession to our weakness. For nothing can be said worthily of God. Still there are said those things that we can grasp so that we may be nourished and come to those things which cannot be said by any human language. 51.
He Deals with the Second Part of the Same Verse, and the First Part
of the Following Verse
15. "And God divided the light and the darkness, and God called the light day and he called the darkness night." 52. It did not say here, "God made the darkness," because darkness, as we said above, is the absence of light. Yet God made a distinction between light and darkness. So too, we make a sound by crying out and we make a silence by not making a sound, because silence is the cessation of sound; still in some sense we distinguish between sound and silence and call the one sound and the other silence. As we are correctly said to pro____________________