June 13, 2012

How Gospel works in our Christian Maturity

Let us remember that grace is increased, in the exercise of it, not by virtue of the exercise itself, but as Christ by His Spirit flows into the soul and brings us nearer to himself, the fountain, so instilling such comfort that the heart is further enlarged.

Richard Sibbes, “The Bruised Reed” (Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth Trust, 1998),71