Is there some hidden pride in me in finding you? Must I then despair of finding before you will lift me up? Do you mean your Church and myself good in my failures? Then may I walk in contrition until you reveal yourself to me.
We can have no evidence of our interest in God’s decree of election, whereby we are designed unto life and glory, without holiness effectually wrought in us. Wherefore, as our life depends upon it, so do all our comforts.