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The Duty of the Mind

Posted by on Oct 8, 2010 in Mortification of Sin, Puritans | 0 comments

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about Christian duty and obedience, and how to think of this in terms of killing my indwelling sin. So in my reading, I came across this section in John Owen’s work on indwelling sin this morning that I found particularly helpful: There are two things which belong unto the duty of the mind in that special office which it has in and about the obedience which God requires: (1) To keep itself and the whole soul in such a frame and posture as may renderit ready unto all duties of obedience, and watchful against all enticements unto the conception of sin; (2) In particular, carefully to attend unto all particular actions, that...

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