April 28, 2015

 

"Mix not...foundation and building work together.  Our foundation in dealing with God is Christ alone, mere grace and pardon in him.  Our building is in and by holiness and obedience, as the fruits of that faith...But doth this not tend to licentiousness?  doth not th...

April 26, 2015

 

"The gospel will teach a man to feel sin and believe righteousness at the same time."

 

-John Owen, "An Exposition of Psalm 130."The Works of John Owen Volume VI. The Banner of Truth Trust; Carlisle, PA. (1668). 2000. p. 547.

April 15, 2015

 

"Methinks it cannot but seem strange that poor sinners should not at the least stir themselves up to inquire [further having once heard the gospel of Jesus Christ]...Doth he not bring a double destruction upon himself, - first of deserving death by his crimes, and the...

April 14, 2015

 

"Consider that you are sinners, great sinners, cursed sinners; some of you, it may be, worse than innumerable of your fellow-sinners were who are now in hell.  God might long since have cast you off everlastingly from all expectation of mercy, and have caused all your...

April 12, 2015

 

"By whom [are] these terms [of forgiveness in the gospel]...proposed unto you, and by whom [were] they...procured for you[?]  By whom are they proposed?  Who shall undertake to umpire the business, the controversy between God and sinners...it is God himself who propos...

January 29, 2015

 

"...it is a great thing to have gospel forgiveness discovered unto a soul in a saving manner."

 

-John Owen, An Exposition of Psalm 130.  The Banner of Truth Trust: Carlisle, PA.  (1668) 2000.  p.398.  

January 4, 2015

 

"To be wholly perfect, to be free from every sin, all failings, all infirmities, that is not provided for...To fall utterly and finally from God, that is absolutely provided against.  Between these two extremes of absolute perfection and total apostasy lies the large...

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