Thomas Brown of Glasgow on vital godliness and praying for the nation’s spiritual prosperity

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... What is all earthly good compared with a renewed and sanctified heart? What is peace with man compared with peace with God? What is deliverance from human oppression compared with rescue from the galling yoke of sin? What is security from the wrath of man to deliverance from the wrath of God? A compassionate heart bleeds for the poverty, the bondage, the carnage of his fellow-creatures; but a sanctified heart, not neglectful of these, feels more deeply for their ignorance, their guilt, their depravity, and the fearful consequences flowing from them. And how can we hope for this result, either personally or generally, but by vital godliness possessing the heart, by the spirit of vital religion pervading the land? ...

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