“We are reeds, not oaks” by Richard Sibbes

“After conversion we need bruising so that reeds may know themselves to be reeds, and not oaks.”

–Richard Sibbes, The Bruised Reed (Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth, 1630/1998), 5.

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  1. Have you seen the electronic edition of The Works of Richard Sibbes from Logos Bible Software? I thought you might be interested.

    The Works of Richard Sibbes (7 Vols.)

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