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FATHER, SON, and HOLY GHOST,
(Each PERSON distinctly)
Love, Grace, and Confolation:
The Saints fellowship with the FATHER,
By JOHN OWEN, D. D.
I JOHN iv. 8. God is love.
CANT. i. 7. Tell me, O thou whom my foul loveth, where thou
CANT. viii. 14. Make hafte my Beloved.
1 Cor. xii. 4, 5, 6. Now there are diverfities of gifts, but the
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Tis now fix years past, since I was brought under an engagement of promife for the publishing of fome meditations on the fubject which thou wilt find handled in the enfuing treatife. The reafons of this delay, being not of publick concernment, I shall not need to mention. Those who have been in expectation of this duty from me, have for the most part been fo far acquainted with my condition and employments, as to be able to fatisfy themselves, as to the deferring of their defires. That which I have to add at prefent is only this; having had many opportunities, fince the time I first delivered any thing in publick on this subject, (which was the means of bringing me under the engagements mentioned) to reaffume the confideration of what I had first fixed on, I have been enabled to give it that improvement, and to make thofe additions to the main of the defign and matter treated on, that my first debt, is come at