What is it that they betake themselves unto, what is

What is it that they betake themselves unto, what is it that they plead with God for the continuance of the pardon of their sins, and the acceptance of their: persons before him? Is it any thing but sovereign grace and mercy, through the blood of Christ? Owen, J. (n.d.). The works of John Owen. … [Read more…]

What it is that, when a justified person is guilty

What it is that, when a justified person is guilty of sin (as guilty he is more or less every day), and his conscience is pressed with a sense thereof, as that only thing which can endanger or intercept his justified estate, his favour with God, and title unto glory, he betakes himself unto, or … [Read more…]

None are more sensible of the guilt of sin, none

None are more sensible of the guilt of sin, none are more troubled for it, none are more earnest in supplications for the pardon of it, than justified persons. For this is the effect of the sacrifice of Christ applied unto the souls of believers Owen, J. (n.d.). The works of John Owen. (W. H. … [Read more…]

And hence it is that many poor creatures in a

And hence it is that many poor creatures in a bondage state under the law, and therefore under sin’s dominion, do work like slaves in the dunghill of their own hearts to find out some natural religion or moral goodness in themselves to recommend them unto God. But such recommendation must be under the law, … [Read more…]