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Do You Feel the Weight of Your Sins?

From a sermon preached by John Fisher, Bishop of Rochester (ca. 1508), quoted in Christianity Today

Peradventure some sinner will say, "perceive nor feel any weight in myself, do I ever so many sins." To whom we answer that if a dog having a great stone bound about his neck is cast down from a high tower, he feels no weight of that stone as long as he is falling down, but when he is once fallen to the ground he is burst all to pieces by the reason of that weight.