JONATHAN EDWARDS AND THE GLORY OF GOD

“God communicates himself to the understanding of the creature, in giving him the knowledge of his glory; and to the will of the creature, in giving him holiness, consisting primarily in the love of God: and in giving the creature happiness, chiefly consisting in joy in God.  These are the sum of that emanation of divine fullness called in Scripture, the glory of God.”

– Jonathan Edwards, The End For Which God Created the World (Carlisle: Banner of Truth Trust, p. 119)

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