By definition, a paradox is “a statement or proposition that seems self-contradictory or absurd but in reality, expresses a possible truth.”
Jesus often spoke truths that contained a paradox. Here are three examples.
“Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it” (Matt 10:38).
“For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted” (Luke 18:14).
“Whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant” (Matt 20:26) Continue reading