Godefridus Udemans on loving God for his own sake and loving our neighbours made in his image

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This extract comes from a recently translated work written by the Vice President of the Synod of Dort, Godefridus Udemans (the Mike Pence of his day and age :)). There are not enough translations of Dutch Reformed writings in English, so the more we can encourage the translation of this material the better:

The source of this love is completely spiritual; indeed, the true source is God Himself (1 John 4:8). God is love, and love flows from Him. Therefore, we must love God, not because of some external benefit outside of God (Job 1:10), but for God’s own sake, for He is our highest good (Ps. 16:5). ...

For the rest of the extract, see Godefridus Udemans on loving God for his own sake and loving our neighbours made in his image.
 
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