Why has John Owen’s influence endured for 400 years? His mind was illumined by Scripture, his affections devoted to Christ, his will subdued by the Spirit, his soul at war with his sin. https://t.co/q9TiDT4ZoU
— Desiring God (@desiringGod) December 26, 2018
“… his will subdued by the Spirit …”
Christianity’s death-wish theology is rarely set out so explicitly. Never forget: The goal of the well-lived Christian life is self-annihilation — the annihilation of your self-interest and the annihilation of your self-direction because your self is evil and no damn good.
Have a blessed day!