Excerpt from The Revelation of Christ to His Servants of Things That Are, and Things That Shall Be: Brief Notes in Interpretation
Yet there is need of a counter-check here too; for how much frequently goes under the name of service which is in truth even disobedience and self-will How much there is also of legal drudgery and pretentious claim, which the light of God's holy presence will shrivel into nothing Lo, these many years do I serve thee is the language of one to whom the music of the father's house was a strange and unaccustomed sound; and I fast twice in the week, I give tithes of all that I pos sess was said by one less acceptable to God by far than the despised publican, who could only groan out in His presence, God be merciful to me the sinner
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