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Truth

“Ah, souls! When you shall lie upon a dying bed, and stand before a judgment seat, sin shall be unmasked, and its dress and robes shall then be taken off, then it shall appear more vile, filthy, and terrible than hell itself; then, that which formerly appeared most sweet will appear most bitter, and that which appeared most beautiful will appear most ugly, and that which appeared most delightful will then appear most dreadful to the soul. Ah, the shame, the pain, the gall, the bitterness, the horror, the hell that the sight of sin, when its dress is taken off, will raise in poor souls! Sin will surely prove evil and bitter to the soul when its robes are taken off.”

– Thomas Brooks, a Puritan preacher in the 1600s

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2 thoughts on “Truth

  1. Nice piece. A dreadful reminder of the filth of sin.

    Posted by Selorm | July 3, 2012, 5:00 am

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