“Both for perplexity and for dulled conscience the remedy is the same; sincere and spiritual worship. For worship is the submission of all our nature to God. It is the quickening of conscience by His holiness; the nourishment of mind with His truth; the purifying of imagination by His beauty; the opening of the heart to His love; the surrender of will to His purpose—and all of this gathered up in adoration, the most selfless emotion of which our nature is capable and therefore the chief remedy for that self-centeredness which is our original sin and the source of all actual sin. Yes—worship in spirit and truth is the way to the solution of perplexity and to the liberation from sin.” – William Temple, archbishop of Canterbury (1942–44) Readings in St. John’s Gospel, first series
From Warren W. Wiersbe’s Real Worship: Playground, Battleground, or Holy Ground? (p. 21). Baker Publishing Group.