Man and Sin by Piet Schoonenberg (1964) 2.3 UP

Summary of text [comment] pages 84 and 85

[When thoughts3V(2 are made rigid by scruples, then deeds2(1V)) freeze the heart in a fixation on what must not be done.

Failure seems to be unavoidable. My own deeds violate my conscience. They can never be perfect. They can never fulfill the command.

I do the deeds that I do not want to do even as I do the deeds that I do.]