What Do You Count Necessary? – Joseph Alleine

by | July 6, 2021

It was a saying of the noble Roman when he has hasting with corn to the city in the famine and mariners were loath to set sail in foul weather, “It is necessary for us to sail—it is not necessary for us to live.” What is it that you count necessary?

– Joseph Alleine –
from A Sure Guide to Heaven, 1671