January 4, 2017 by directorfsm
“When he [Esau] afterward, desired to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, (for he found no place of repentance), though he sought it diligently with tears.” – Hebrews 12:17 R.V.
Esau cried, not for his sin of selling his birthright, but for his loss in missing the blessing – John Trapp
Sin may be the occasion of great sorrow when there is no sorrow for sin – John Owen
Some tears God hath no bottle for – Richard Sibbes
Many have the space of repentance who have not the grace of repentance – William Secker
Taken from: The Puritans Day by Day © The Banner of Truth Trust 2016
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