Jeremiah Burroughs on the natural and revealed law

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That our Conversations must be such as is beyond such as live under the Law, for the Law of God goes higher than the light of Nature, for there’s more revealed there than in the light of Nature. It’s true, that that you call the moral Law, the light of Nature, if it be clear it is suitable to it, to the most part of it, only there is some part that is positive, but most part is but suitable to the principles of Nature if they were clear and pure; but now because, since the fall of Man, the light of Nature is darkened, and the principles of Nature are much corrupted, therefore God hath given His Law, that is as it were a glass of His Will, that is, the clear glass of what was written in the heart of man in Innocence, that’s the Law: Only there is that of the limitation of the seventh Day particularly from the Creation that hath somewhat positive in it, but take all the other and (I say) it is nothing but as a glass of what was written in the heart of man in the time of Innocency: ...

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