"Now, when such a temptation comes from without, it is unto the soul an indifferent thing, neither good nor evil, unless it be consented to; but the very proposal from within, it being the soul's own act, is its sin. And this is the work of the law of sin, ---it is restlessly and continually raising up and proposing innumerable various forms and appearances of evil, in this or that kind, indeed in every kind that the nature of man is capable to exercise corruption in."
John Owen, "The Nature, Power, Deceit, and Prevalency of the Remainders of Indwelling Sin in Believers". The Works of John Owen, Volume VI. The Banner of Truth Trust: Carlisle, PA. (1668) 2000. p.194.
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