Tuesday, December 1, 2015
A Right Conception of God is Needed
A right conception of God is basic not only to systematic theology but to practical Christian living as well. It is to worship what the foundation is to the temple; where it is inadequate or out of plumb the whole structure must sooner or later collapse. I believe there is scarcely an error in doctrine or a failure in applying Christian ethics that cannot be traced finally to imperfect and ignoble thoughts about God. . . . Wrong ideas about God are not only the fountain from which the polluted waters of idolatry flow; they are themselves idolatrous. The idolater simply imagines things about God and act as if they were true.
A.W. Tozer, "The Knowledge of the Holy Spirit," pg.3-4, cited by Bill McKeever and Eric Johnson in "Mormonism 101," pg.33