God makes men consider and be sensible of what sin they are guilty. Before, it may be, they were very regardless of this. They went on sinning, and never reflected upon what they did. [They] never considered or regarded what or how many sins they committed. They saw no cause why they should trouble their minds about it. But when God convinces them, he brings them to reflect upon themselves. He sets their sins in order before their eyes. He brings their old sins to their minds, so that they are fresh in their memory — things which they had almost forgotten. And many things, which they used to regard as light offenses, which were not wont to be a burden to their consciences, nor to appear worthy to be taken notice of, they are now made to reflect upon. Sensible of Their Misery
An examination of why the works of the unregenerate fall short and are unacceptable in God’s sight. Reading from Thomas Goodwin’s collected works Volume 10.
Why the plowing of the wicked is son.
This is an overview of Thomas Goodwin’s (1600-1680) collected works volume 10. Then narrating more particularly of the work of the Spirit upon the wills of the unregenerate restraining from evil, and working upon their natural affections short of changing them. Unregenerate Man’s Guiltiness Before God
John Downame was an English clergyman and theologian in London, who came to prominence in the 1640s, when he worked closely with the Westminster Assembly. Christian Warfare Chapters 1 – 3
One of the earliest puritan works on the Christian battle and warfare. The Christian Warfare, 4 parts, London, 1609-18. This is his best-known work, and reached a fourth edition, 4 parts, fol. London, 1634, 33.
The Christian Warfare Intro – 1634
Dying words of Voltaire and others. Dying Words of Atheists and Infidels
…spurious revivals we honestly regard as the chief bane of our Protestantism. We believe that they are the chief cause, under the prime source, original sin, which has deteriorated the average standing of holy living, principles, and morality, and the church discipline of our religion, until it has nearly lost its practical power over the public conscience. R L Dabney
Spurious Religious Excitements
This chapter, from Preston’s book Sin’s Overthrow, is an exposition of Colossians 3:5 written in 1633
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The Mortification of Fornication 1633