There are two diametrically opposing views as to the “relationship” of God and man after the cross. Having a foot in each camp is logically impossible, spiritually emasculating, and mentally disruptive. Unity declares that God and Man are ONE. Heb 2:11 KJV For both he that sanctifieth and they who are sanctified are all of one: Not united in thought, not unified in relationship, not even in union as in marriage, but ONE. When we take the time to meditate on this we find succour (Heb 2:18).
Dualism on the other hand was a product of the earliest divisions within Christianity (Remember Paul describing “another Gospel” (Gal 1:6), which he described as “Goddamned” (accursed by God) Gal 1:8 and preached by perverts (Gal 1:7). Dualism maintains that God and I are separate entities, leading to the mental manipulation that God can somehow be
Dualism maintains that God and I are separate entities, leading to the mental manipulation that God can somehow be disappointed in my output, angry at my “sin”, and reactionary or responsive to my actions. (God responded to only ONE man’s actions. Jesus the Christ! Dualism has led to two millenia of a protection racket that appears to myself as “dung” for we have NOT counted all else besides Christ as faeces (by Paul’s comparison (Phil 3:8), but instead have worshiped, a book, and an organization (church) rather than an organism (the ecclesia).
Dualism? Or Unity? A foot in both camps is straddling the fence, and a recipe for mental instability.