Puritan Zone

“In true conversion the soul is changed to be of the same mind with Christ. As He is affected, so the soul of such an one is affected; and as He loathes all evil, so upon this ground there must also be in us a loathing of whatsoever is evil. But a carnal man is like a wolf driven from the sheep that yet retains his ravenous nature; so those men that are driven from their sins only by terrors of conscience, they are affrighted with sin’s desert but do not hate it; therefore a loathing of evil is required; as well as our leaving it.”

Richard Sibbes 1577-1635

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