Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Quote of the Day #55 - John Owen

A quote from John Owen:
When a man on some outward respects forsakes the practice of any sin, men perhaps may look on him as a changed man. God knows that to his former iniquity he has added cursed hypocrisy, and is now on a safer path to hell than he was before. He has got another heart than he had, that is more cunning; not a new heart, that is more holy.
~John Owen (Of The Mortification Of Sin In Believers, Part 2, Chapter 5)

This quote was taken from the book Overcoming Sin and Temptation, Three Classic Works By John Owen, published by Crossway in 2006.

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