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The Spirit of Love
af William Law
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1766 Excerpt: ...Love do more, or what can it do to give greater Proof, that all that it does proceeds from Love? And here you are to observe, that this is not said from human Conjecture, or any imaginary Ideav of God, but is openly asierted, constantly affirmed, and repeated in the plainest Letter of Scripture. But this Conversation has been long enough. And I hope we shall meet again To-morrow. The End of the FIRST DIALOGUE, THE TLusebius, . jr T HERE is no Occasion 'p to resume any Thing Jpskt iL f our Yesterday's Disy course. The following Propositions are sufficiently proved. First, That God is an abyssal Infinity of Love, Wisdom, and Goodnessthat He ever was, and ever will be one and the fame unchangeable Will to all Goodness, and Works of Love, as incapable of any Sensibility of Wrath, or acting under it, as of falling into Pain or Darkness, and acting under their Direction. G 2 Secondly, Secondly, That all Wrath, Strife, Di cord, Hatred, Envy, or Pride, &c. all Heat and Cold, all Enmity in the Elements, all Thickness, Grossness, and Darkness, are Things that have no Existence but in and from the Sphere of fallen Nature. Thirdly, That all the Evils of Contrariety and Disorder in fallen Nature, are only as so many Materials in the Hands of infinite Love and Wisdom, all made to work in their different Ways, a? far a$ is possible, to one and the same End, viz. to turn temporal Evil into eternal Good. So that whether you look at Light or Darkness, at Night or Day, at Fire or Water, at Heaven or Earth, at Life or Death, at Prosperity or Adversity, at blasting Winds or heavenly Dews, at Sickness or Health, you see nothing but such a State of Things, in and through which, the supernatural Deity wills and seeks the Restoration of fallen Nature and Creature to ...
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Melvil Decimal System (DDC)248.4 — Religions Christian Devotional Literature and Practical Theology Christian Life; experience and practice Christian Living
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