Quote of the Day: Designer Deity

When we suppress certain truths about God (his holy wrath against sin) or distort others (e.g. his love) to produce our own “designer deity”, then we are guilty of false faith, and are left with a “counterfeit God” and Gospel. Does it happen today? All day, everyday!

via Designer Deity « Irishanglican’s Weblog.

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8 Replies to “Quote of the Day: Designer Deity”

  1. When copying text from other sources you must reference the original source. If you don’t you are guilty of plagiarism – stealing the work of someone else.

    From the book Pierced for our transgressions: rediscovering the glory of penal substitution By Steve Jeffery, Andrew Sach. Page 113.

    When we suppress certain truths about God (e.g. his holy wrath against sin) or distort others (e.g. his love) to produce our own designer deity, then we are guilty of false faith, and are left with a ‘counterfeit God’.
    Pierced for our transgressions: rediscovering the glory of penal substitution

    Fr Robert, sinning in the writing of a post about sin?

  2. Just a blog people, and sharing truth is well just truth, I hope. And I read my share of books. Nice to know some other people do too. If this were a professional element, it would be different. But I will reference for you Newtaste and Steph.

    1. I wrote Joel, if you note (those that read my wee blogs) I usually reference my quotes from others. But missed this one, as I thought to expland the thought. But again, I am not an original thinker, and need the help of the Church Catholic!

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