If you are old and fear that Christ will not accept you for having sinned away the better part of your life, let Jonathan Edwards compel you. This is from a sermon titled “No Obstacle to the Pardon of the Returning Sinner,” based on Psalm 25:11, “For your name’s sake, O Lord, pardon my guilt, for it is great.”
I am afraid God will not accept of me, when I offer him only mine old age.
To this I would answer
Hath God said anywhere, that he will not accept old sinners who come to him? God hath often made offers and promises in universal terms; and is there any such exception put in?
Doth Christ say, All that thirst, let them come to me and drink, except old sinners? Come to me, all ye th…