The Abuse of “Gospel Light” from The Evil of Evils by Jeremiah Burroughs

By January 9, 2012Blog, Sin & Temptation

The Evil of Evils by Jeremiah Burroughs

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“I am persuaded that more men drop down to hell in our day under the abuse of gospel light than ever did in the gross darkness of popery…O how heavily does the wrath of God lie upon the professors of our age for the abuse of gospel light and they do not fee it, God’s administration in this latter age of the world being more subtle and spiritual and, therefore, more undiscernible than in former ages! O how many have we nowadays who think they walk clearly in the midst of gospel light, magnifying and exalting free grace, triumphing in their Christian liberty, looking upon others as kept in bondage who do not come up to their pitch and practice, and yet are no better than Solomon’s fools who make a mockery of sin, being conceitedly set at liberty, but really are slaves to sin and Satan.” ~ John Yates (Introduction to The Evil of Evils: The Exceeding Sinfulness of Sin by Jeremiah Burroughs)

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