People may discuss theological doctrines with great skill; but if they lack humility, they will displease God. Intellectual arguments do not make people holy and righteous. I should rather feel repentance in my heart, than define it with my mind. You could know the entire Bible, and be familiar with every exposition written by scholars; but if you lacked the grace and love of God, the knowledge would be useless

~Thomas à Kempis, 1380-1471.
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