This is an very necessary essay since it helps us understand that in our own strength we can not be saved, indeed understanding this makes the gospel of Christ even more gracious than we could ever imagine.
1 John 1:6 If we say that we have fellowship with him, and walk in darkness, we lie—
The nature of sin
Puritan Ralph Venning had this to say regarding the dangers of sin and why it is so necessary that we should have a right view of our own spiritual condition before we can make any claim to be a child of God “It cannot but be extremely useful to let men see what sin is: how prodigiously vile, how deadly mischievous and therefore how monstrously ugly and odious a thing sin is” (Online Puritan Quotes- In Public Domain)
To enter in and be in fellowship with God, a man needs…
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