John Owen – Evangelical Sorrow For Sin, Psalm 130:3

This section hardly has an equal in Puritan writings for experimental theology, an example….” “I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes.” “What a vile, wretched creature have I been!” saith the soul “I blush and am ashamed to think of my folly, baseness, and ingratitude. Is it possible that I should deal thus … Continue reading John Owen – Evangelical Sorrow For Sin, Psalm 130:3

John Owen – Mistakes Saints Make in Striving After Gospel Holiness

Unacquaintedness with the true nature of evangelical repentance is another cause hereof. This is that grace which comfortably carrieth the souls of believers through all their failings, infirmities, and sins; nor are they able to live to God one day without the constant exercise of it. They find it as necessary unto the continuance of … Continue reading John Owen – Mistakes Saints Make in Striving After Gospel Holiness

John Owen – Mistakes Saints Make in Striving After Gospel Holiness

Unacquaintedness with the true nature of evangelical repentance is another cause {why saints lack in gospel holiness}. This is that grace which comfortably carrieth the souls of believers through all their failings, infirmities, and sins; nor are they able to live to God one day without the constant exercise of it. They find it as … Continue reading John Owen – Mistakes Saints Make in Striving After Gospel Holiness