We Never See Sin Aright Until We See It As Against God

W. S. Plumer said, “We never see sin aright until we see it as against God…All sin is against God in this sense: that it is His law that is broken, His authority that is despised, His government that is set at naught…Pharaoh and Balaam, Saul and Judas each said, ‘I have sinned’; but the returning prodigal said, ‘I have sinned against heaven and before thee’; and David said, ‘Against Thee, Thee only have I sinned.’” Quoted in The Pursuit of Holiness, J. Bridges, p. 20, cf. Gen. 39:9  

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