Let us now hear the views of the one who is probably Britain's greatest theologian – the seventeenth-century Puritan Rev. Dr. John Owen. Said he:23 "The nature and being of God is the foundation of all true religion and holy religious worship in the world.
"The great end for which we were made…is to worship Him…. For He 'made all things for Himself' or His own glory, Proverbs 16:4, to be rendered unto Him according to the abilities and capacities that He hath furnished them withal. Revelation 4:11….
18 19:2. 19 19:5. 20 19:7. 21 21:3. 22 21:6. 23 Works, London: Banner of Truth, 1966 ed., III, pp. 64 & 102f.