Obadiah Sedgwick on radical and impartial mortification

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What kind of Mortification is most requisite, so as in more measure to free the heart from doubtings? In a word, this; be sure the mortifying be

1. Radical: lay the axe to the root: As all Graces thrive most when their springs are quickened, so all sins decay most when their roots are mortified. Corrupt acts will fall quickly, if a corrupt heart were more sanctified. The strength of sin is inward, there are the strong holds which need most to be cast down: By all means set up a crucifying Christ in thy bosom. ...

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