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‘Was God an Introvert?’

“Mom, was God an introvert?”

Yeah, the inquiry caught me off guard too, though I suppose it shouldn’t have. The questioner was, after all, reading a book called Quiet Power: The Secret Strengths of Introverts.

Understanding her thought processes the way I do, I also knew that by God, she actually meant Jesus—God in human form, the One who became flesh and dwelt among us.

We paused to talk about this for a moment. On one hand, an argument could be made that Jesus most definitely was an extrovert. He seemed to enjoy interacting with large crowds. He did spend a great deal of time with his closest friends, but the fact that there were 12 of them pushes the extrovert dial even further north.

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