image :: The Window Overlooking the Courtyard, Bob Weil (2010)
“God shows His love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8
Knowing God without knowing our own wretchedness makes for pride.
Knowing our own wretchedness without knowing God makes for despair.
Knowing Jesus Christ strikes the balance,
because He shows us both God and our own wretchedness.
Blaise Pascal, 17th century