There are two things wherein the glory of truth doth consist. (1.) Its light. (2) Its efficacy or power. And both these do all supernatural truths derive from this relation unto Christ. Owen, John. Christologia – Enhanced Version (Kindle Locations 1883-1884). Christian Classics Ethereal Library. Kindle Edition.
And then let us never look upon any sin as light and inconsiderable; but be fully persuaded, that the smallest is infinitely heinous in the sight of God, and prejudicial to the souls of men; and that, if we had the right sense of things, we should be as deeply affected with the least irregularities, […]
Reason alone–especially as it is corrupted and depraved–can discern no glory in the representation of God by Christ; yea, all that is spoken thereof, or declared in the Gospel, is foolishness unto it. John Owen