The Pilgrim's Progress from This World to That Which Is to Come
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ...of God saith that man's ways are crooked ways; not good, but perverse. Psa. cxxv. 5; Prov. ii. 15. It saith they are naturally out of the good way, that they have not known it. Bom. iii. Now, when a man thus thinketh of his ways; I say, when he doth sensibly, and with heart-humiliation, thus think, then hath he good thoughts of his own ways, because his thoughts now agree with the judgment of the Word of God.& "This distinction is illustrated ill Bunyan's Calechiem: "Keep thine eyes upon thy heart and also upon God's word; and thou short see the wickedness in thine heart." "Believe that God hath his eyes upon thy heart and all thy goings, and that judgment as to thy faithfulness proceeds out of his mouth." b "I saw that it was not my good frame of heart that made my righteousness better, nor yet my bad frame that made my righteousness worse; for my righteousness was Jesus Christ, the same yesterday, to-day, and for ever." 12+ 220 IaifOE. What are good thoughts concerning God? Che. Even as I have said concerning ourselves, when our thoughts of God do agree with what the Word saith of him; and that is, when we think of his being and attributes as the Word hath taught, of which I cannot now discourse at large; but to speak of him with reference to us: Then we have right thoughts of God, when we think that he knows us better than we know ourselves, and can see sin in us when and where we can see none in ourselves; when we think he knows our inmost thoughts, and that our heart, with all its depths, is always open unto his eyes; also, when we think that all our righteousness stinks in his nostrils, and that, therefore, he cannot abide to see us stand before him in any confidence, even in all our best...
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