Directions Against Sinful Dreams

Richard Baxter Practical Works vol. 2, pp. 469-472 Directions against Sinful Dreams. Dreams are neither good nor sinful simply in themselves, because they are not rational and voluntary, nor in our power: but they are often made sinful by some other voluntary act: they may be sinful by participation and consequently. And the acts that… Read More Directions Against Sinful Dreams

Pollution of the Affections by Original Sin

Anthony Burgess Treatise on Original Sin Part 3, Chapter 5, Sections 9-19. “Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.” (Colossians 3:2). SECT. IX. The Pollution of the Affections in respect of the Conflict between the natural Conscience and Them. Again, the great and notorious pollution of the affections doth appear… Read More Pollution of the Affections by Original Sin

The Extent of Original Sin in Every Faculty of the Soul

Ephesians 4:17-24 This I say therefore, and testify in the Lord, that ye henceforth walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind, 18 Having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart: 19 Who being past feeling have given… Read More The Extent of Original Sin in Every Faculty of the Soul