The Sweetest of Gods Promises (Francis Roberts)


Puritan Board Sophomore
IV. Finally, This is the Sweetest of all Gods Promises: and of all his Covenant-Agreements. viz. I will be to them a God. For, 1. This gives the Sweetest Right and Property. It gives us Right to, and Property in the Sweetest God. God is Light without obscurity: How sweet is such light to the Mind! God is Life, without Mortality: How sweet is such Life unto the Soul! God is Peace, without perplexity: How sweet is such Peace unto the Conscience! God is Love, without mutability: How sweet is such Love unto the Heart! Yea God is all Sweetnesses. And whatsoever sweetness is among the Creatures, it originally flows from this uncreated sweetness of God. Oh therefore how incomparable sweet is it to have Property in this God, To have this God for our God!

Mysterium & medulla Bibliorum the mysterie and marrow of the Bible, viz. God's covenant with man in the first Adam before the fall, and in the last Adam, Iesvs Christ, after the fall, from the beginning to the end of the world : unfolded & illustrated in positive aphorisms & their explanation ... / by Francis Roberts.
Roberts, Francis, 1609-1675.
London: Printed by R.W. for George Calvert, 1657.