Saturday, July 28, 2012
Commemoration of Johann Sebastian Bach, musician, 1750
The most sober Reason thus acquainted with the nature of our fall, must be forced to consider this world as having merely the nature of an hospital, where people only are, because they are distempered, and where no happiness is sought for, but that of being healed, and made fit to leave it.
... William Law (1686-1761), Christian Regeneration , in Works of Rev. William Law, v. V, London: G. Moreton, 1893, p. 18
(see the book; see also 2 Chr. 30:20; Ps. 30:1-2; Isa. 6:10; 53:5; Jer. 17:14; Matt. 8:6-10; 9:5-6; 1 Pet. 2:24; Rev. 22:1-2; more at Fall, Happiness, Health, Reason, Sickness, Sin, World)
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