- We lost a paradise by sin,
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Until sin be bitter,
Christ will not be sweet.
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The cross once seen
is death to every vice.
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The tear of repentance is shed by the eye of faith, and faith, as it weeps, stands beneath the cross.
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Let them that will, repent, that Christ may do for them.
I believe what Christ hath done for me, that I may repent.
Thomas Boston (1720s)
A discovery of Christ
in the light of the Spirit,
wastes, weakens and withers
the body of sin.
Ebenezer Erskine (1730s)
If you will remember Christ's love, you will be lifted up from your crookedness, and made straight.
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Live in Christ, die in Christ, and then flesh need not fear death.
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