The folly of delaying conversion (Fulgentius of Ruspe)

Reformed Covenanter

Cancelled Commissioner

Those who decline to give up their sins and vices and promise themselves forgiveness from God, not infrequently are thus visited beforehand by the sudden fury of God, so that they find neither time for conversion nor the blessing of forgiveness.

Fulgentius of Ruspe, To Peter on the Faith in Selected Works, trans. Robert B. Enos, The Fathers of the Church: A New Translation, vol. 95 (Washington D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, 1997), III.40, p. 85.