Gladness in the gospel

Posted: July 16, 2013 by doulos tou Theou in Christianity, Discipleship, Puritan Faith

Truth will readily be exchanged for error when no more sweetness and joy is to be found in it than is to be found in error. When we find any of the good truths of the gospel coming home to our souls with power, giving us gladness of heart and transforming us into the image and likeness of it, the Holy Spirit is then at his work. He is pouring out his oil.

— John OwenCommunion with God, ed. R. J. K. Law(Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth, 1991), 189

 

 

HT:OFI

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