"Regeneration inaugurates this mystical union, morality is the fruit of it. Union with Christ is central for Nevil because it produces a new personality in the very center of the Christian person. This personality is radically different from the old because it flows organically from the life of Christ. Morality concerns the growth and development of this Christian personality...It is introduction of the life of Christ within the believer that marks regeneration. It is the growth of the life of Christ within the believer that marks morality."
- From an analysis of the theology of John W. Nevin, in Hewitt, Glenn A. Regeneration and Morality: A Study of Charles Finney, Charles Hodge, John W. Nevin, and Horace Bushnell. New York: Carlson Publishing, 1991.p. 119.