Comprehending God?

I have 2 questions:
1) Does God love us?  And if God does love us, then can you answer my next question?
2) This question is quoted from Epicurus: "Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is not omnipotent. Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent. Is he both able and willing? Then whence cometh evil? Is he neither able nor willing? Then why call him God?"

My Reply:
Interesting take...yet not original.

1) yes, God loves us.

2) Who can understand God's mind?  Author Brennan Manning once said that 'if we could fully comprehend God, then He couldn't be God, for no god can be fully comprehended. For millenniums, people have tried to put God into a box in order to be able to look at Him as one does a lightening bug in a jar. But God can't be put into a box.  I
f we could fully understand or comprehend God and why God does things (or doesn't do things), then God couldn't be God...we would be God or gods.
If you try to fully comprehend God, you'll fail. 
Plus, if somebody was to fully comprehend God, and thus become a god, then we should kill them, for no mortal shall be worshiped as a God.'

My point: There are some things about God that we can and will never know or understand. But that's one of the many qualification that makes God, and not us, God.
---Pastor Andy
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