I say, I now claimed this promise of him, and I must confess I did it not in the most obliging terms that could be in the world neither; but I insisted that he treated me ill, that I was remote from my friends, and could do myself no justice, and that he was jealous without cause, my conversation having been unblamable
, and he having no pretense for it, and that to remove to England would take away all occasion from him.
Second, it will be a fool's paradise if the same collaborators still believe that their principal will continue to be highly popular, clean, unblamable
, impregnable, resilient, and focused as old and new problems descend with increasing speed and ferocity.
The earlier Heidelberg Catechism (1563) teaches that baptism both remits sin and constitutes renewal and sanctification by the Holy Ghost, but it also anticipates future struggle going forward that "we may more and more die unto sin, and lead holy and unblamable
lives" (Beeke & Ferguson, 1999, p.