Our depravity and inability (John Bonar)

Reformed Covenanter

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What is the meaning of me not being able to convert myself, but just that I am so utterly depraved that I cannot love the ever blessed God, and do love the sin which he hates; and what is this but darkest and deepest sin?

John Bonar, ‘The Universal Calls and Invitations of the Gospel Consistent with the Total Depravity of Man, and Particular Redemption’ in The Free Church Pulpit; Consisting of Discourses by the Most Eminent divines of the Free Church of Scotland. Vol. I. (New York: Robert Carter, 1848), p. 243.