The Need For Theology

James Arminius had this to say about the necessity of theology:

This derives its origin from the comparison of our contagion and vicious depravity, with the sanctity of God that is incapable of defilement, and with the inflexible rigor of his justice, which completely separates us from him by a gulf so great as to render it impossible for us to be united together while at such a vast distance, or for a passage to be made from us to him—unless Christ had trodden the wine press of the wrath of God, and by the streams of his most precious blood, plentifully flowing from the pressed, broken, and disparted veins of his body, had filled up that otherwise impassable gulf, “and had purged our consciences, sprinkled with this his own blood, from all dead works;” (Heb. 9:14, 22,) that, being thus sanctified, we might approach to “the living God and might serve him without fear, in holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life.” (Luke 1:75.)

 

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Author: Daniel

I am a Christian who is seeking to build God's Kingdom.