John Owen: A Prayer for Both Writer and Reader

22 Apr

And this we shall do, if God permit; in the meantime praying the God and Father of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ—who has, of the riches of his grace, recovered us from a state of enmity into a condition of communion and fellowship with himself—that both he that writes, and they that read the words of his mercy, may have such a taste of his sweetness and excellencies therein, as to be stirred up to a further longing after the fullness of his salvation and the eternal fruition of him in glory.

~John Owen~

Communion with the Triune God (Wheaton, IL; Crossway; 2007) p. 94.

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2 Responses to “John Owen: A Prayer for Both Writer and Reader”

  1. lacykitkat April 22, 2013 at 5:23 am #

    Reblogged this on HE STILL SPEAKS!.

  2. Iliana April 22, 2013 at 10:22 am #

    I love this quote….the sweetness of our Lord.

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