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 Corruption of the Will in All its Operations

Anthony Burgess Treatise on Original Sin Part 3, Chapter 4, Section 3. SECT. III. ¶. 1. The Corruption of the Will in all its several Operations. These doctrinal introductions thus abstracted, let us proceed to open this noisome sepulcher, this dead and defiled will, which hath been spiritually dead, not as Lazarus four days, but… Read More The Corruption of the Will in All its Operations