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The Order of God’s Love Toward Us

The emanation of divine love to us begins with the Father, is carried on by the Son, and then communicated by the Spirit; the Father designing, the Son purchasing, the Spirit effectually working: which is their order. Our participation is first by the work of the Spirit, to an actual interest in the blood of the Son; whence we have acceptance with the Father.

~ John Owen ~

from Of Communion With Godvolume 2 of Works, page 180

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