Talkative: “What difference is there between crying out against, and abhorring of Sin?Faithful: Oh! a great deal: A man may cry out against Sin, of Policy, but he cannot abhor it but by virtue of a godly antipathy against it: I have heard many cry out again Sin in the Pulpit, who yet can abide it well enough in the Heart, House, and Conversation.
The difference between speaking out against sin and abhorring sin, from John Bunyan’s The Pilgrim’s Progress:
– John Bunyan, The Pilgrim’s Progress. 1678 (Edinburgh: Banner of Truth, 2005), 89-90