Nature and Grace, 11-12

03/02/2016   DISCERNING THE DIFFERENT MOTIONS OF NATURE AND GRACE: 11. “Nature inclines to creatures, to her own flesh, to vanities, and to gadding abroad: But grace draws to God and to virtue, renounces creatures, flies the world, hates the desires of the flesh, restrains wandering about, and is ashamed to appear in public.” 12. […]

Grace and Nature; 9-10

03/01/2016 Discerning the different motions of grace and nature: 9. “Nature has regard to temporal things, rejoices at earthly gain, is troubled at losses, and is provoked at every slight injurious word: But grace attends to things eternal, and cleaves not to those which pass with time, neither is she disturbed at the loss of […]