Rotten souls need to be seasoned with grace (William Perkins)

Reformed Covenanter

Puritanboard Commissioner
The Gospel must be preached, that men feeling their corruption, like rottenness in their souls, may by the blessing of the spirit be thereby seasoned with grace, and so reconciled unto God, and made savoury in his sight.

William Perkins, A godly and learned exposition of Christ’s Sermon in the Mount (Cambridge: University of Cambridge, 1608), p. 47.