Chapter 9 - The Law of Liberty - p.203
Nothing is more indicative of our ignorance regarding the purpose and meaning of the Bible than the distinction which it is often sought to draw between the Law and the Gospel. We are told of different "dispensations", as though the Divine method of conducting the world changed after the fashion of political constitutions. If this were the case, we should never know under what system of administration we were living, for we could only be informed of these alterations by persons who were "in the know" with the Divine Power, and we should have nothing but their bare assertion to justify their claims.
This is the logical outcome of any system which is based upon the allegation of specific determination by a Divine Autocrat. It cannot be otherwise, and therefore all such systems are destined sooner or later to fall to pieces, because their foundation of so-called "authority" crumbles away under the scrutiny of intelligent investigation. The Divine orderings can only be known by the Divine workings, and the intelligent