by Thomas Goodwin
Was that then which is good made death unto me? God forbid. But sin, that it might appear sin, working death in me by that which it good; that sin by the commandment might become exceeding sinful.—ROM. 7:13.
"Aggravation of Sin" by Thomas Goodwin is an exploration of the nature and consequences of sin. Goodwin masterfully brings together biblical passages and theological insights to present a compelling argument that sin, when disregarded or underestimated, leads to dire outcomes. With meticulous attention to detail, Goodwin emphasizes the treacherous nature of sin, its insidious effects, and the urgency of repentance.
In this thought-provoking book, Goodwin dismantles the complacent attitude towards sin often prevalent in society, challenging readers to consider the weight of their actions and the consequences that await. Goodwin presents a series of persuasive arguments, guiding readers through various scenarios that highlight the detrimental effects of sin. He uses vivid metaphors, such as treasures being stored up for a day of wrath and grapes left to ripen for the winepress of God's wrath, to illustrate the severity of sin's consequences and the urgency of repentance.
"Aggravation of Sin" is a timeless work that remains relevant in its exploration of the human condition and the eternal significance of choices. Goodwin's vivid language adds a unique charm to the book, engaging readers and evoking a sense of historical context. Through his powerful prose and insightful exegesis of biblical texts, Goodwin compels readers to reflect on their own lives, urging them to confront the destructive nature of sin and find redemption through genuine repentance in Jesus Christ. This book is a compelling and challenging read that encourages deep introspection and a renewed commitment to spiritual growth.
Table of Contents
Aggravation of Sin
Aggravation of Sinning Against Knowledge
Aggravations of Sinning Against Mercy