Mungo Fairlie Parker on the gracious condescension of the infinitely exalted God

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... Infinite happiness is in the immediate dwelling-place of him who inhabits eternity; unutterable glory is also around the God of our salvation. The Word of God elevates our faith, and calls upon us to entertain devout and adoring views of the glory of him, who is holy in his nature, and holy and righteous in all his ways. Yet, though thus glorious and exalted, though infinite in his own happiness, though inconceivably pure and holy in his essence, though requiring no services of any created beings that rejoices in the excellence of his will, to add to his internal and infinite happiness and complacency, yet, amazing truth of God’s own grace and condescension, he delights to come forth from the glory which he inhabits in eternity, and to dwell with them, who in the depths of humility and self-abasement, feel their own guilt and unworthiness in his holy and omniscient view, and in faith and love acknowledge him as their God in Christ. ...

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