Reeds Not Oaks

“After conversion, we need bruising so that reeds may know themselves to be reeds, and not oaks. Even reeds need bruising, by reason of the remainder of pride in our natures and to let us see that we live by mercy”.
-Richard Sibbes, from his “The Bruised Reed”, p.5

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