We are only now emerging from a long ice age during which an undue emphasis was laid upon objective truth at the expense of subjective experience.
Wise leaders should have known that the human heart cannot exist in a vacuum. If Christians are forbidden to enjoy the wine of the Spirit they will turn to the wine of the flesh for enjoyment.
Our teachers took away our right to be happy in God and the human heart wreaked its terrible vengeance by going on a fleshly binge from which the evangelical Church will not soon recover, if indeed it ever does. Christ died for our hearts and the Holy Spirit wants to come and satisfy them.
A. W. Tozer, Gems from Tozer (Camp Hill, PA: WingSpread, 1979), 19.