Conscience is to the soul...

posted 8 Dec 2013, 06:40 by Stephen Chaffer   [ updated 14 Dec 2013, 05:01 ]
  'Conscience is to the soul...'

Thomas Adams simply said, “Conscience is to the soul as the stomach is to the body; sin doth distemper the one, as unwholesome meat or surfeits [over-eating] do the other.”

Thomas Adams, An Exposition upon the Second Epistle General of St. Peter, ed. James Sherman (1839; repr., Ligonier, Pa.: Soli Deo Gloria, 1990), 588.