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John Owen – The Discovery of the Forgiveness of Sin is Rare

This discovery of forgiveness in God is great, holy, and mysterious, and which very few on gospel grounds do attain unto. All men, indeed, say there is; most men are persuaded that they think so.
Only men in great and desperate extremities, like Cain or Spira, seem to call it into question. But their thoughts are empty, groundless, yea, for the most part wicked and atheistical.  Elihu tells us, that to declare this aright to a sinful soul, it is the work of “a messenger, an interpreter, one among a thousand.

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