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JOHN OWEN, D. D.
BY THOMAS RUSSELL, M.A.
MEMOIRS OF HIS LIFE AND WRITINGS,
BY WILLIAM ORME.
THE NATURE, POWER, DECEIT, AND PREVALENCY,
OF THE REMAINDERS OF INDWELLING SIN IN BELIEVERS; AND
ΦΡΟΝΗΜΑ ΤΟΥ ΠΝΕΥΜΑΤΟΣ; OR,
THE GRACE AND DUTY OF BEING SPIRITUALLY MINDED.
PRINTED FOR RICHARD BAYNES, 28, PATERNOSTER ROW:
And sold by J. Parker, Oxford; Deighton and Sons, Cambridge; D. Brown,
Indwelling sin a law. In what sense it is so called. What kind of law it is.
An inward effective principle called a law. The power of sin thence evinced 12
The seat or subject of the law of sin. The heart; what meant thereby. Pro-
perties of the heart as possessed by sin. Unsearchable. Deceitful. Whence
Indwelling sin enmity against God. Thence its power. Admits of no peace
nor rest. Is against God himself. Acts itself in aversation from God; and
propensity to evil. Is universal. To all of God. In all of the soul. Constant.
Nature of sin farther discovered as it is enmity against God. Its aversation from
all good opened. Means to prevent the effects of it prescribed •
The work of this enmity against God, by way of opposition. First, it lusteth.
Wherein the lusting of sin consisteth. Its surprising of the soul. Readiness
to close with temptations. Its fighting and warring. 1. In rebellion against