The Nature and Basis of Assurance ~ A.W. Pink

Monergism has posted a great excerpt (here) from A.W. Pinks Studies On Saving Faith. When we see the remnants of indwelling sin and hate that it exists. It is at those moments we are drawing closer to Christ, when it feels that the opposite is true. The closer one is to Him the more one sees his or her own sinfulness in the light of His holiness.