Jonathan Edwards Quote

True virtue never appears so lovely as when it is most oppressed; and the divine excellency of real Christianity is never exhibited with such advantage as when under the greatest trials; then it is that true faith appears much more precious than gold, and upon this account is "found to praise and honour and glory.


A Treatise Concerning Religious Affections, in Three Parts (ed. 1821)

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True virtue never appears so lovely as when it is most oppressed; and the divine excellency of real Christianity is never exhibited with such...

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True virtue never appears so lovely as when it is most oppressed; and the divine excellency of real Christianity is never exhibited with such...

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True virtue never appears so lovely as when it is most oppressed; and the divine excellency of real Christianity is never exhibited with such...

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True virtue never appears so lovely as when it is most oppressed; and the divine excellency of real Christianity is never exhibited with such...