Communion with God

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Sovereign Grace Publishers,, 2001 - 372 pages

Communion with God, or in full, "Of communion with God the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost each person distinctly, in love, grace, and consolation; or, the saints' fellowship with the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost unfolded," is John Owen's finest devotional treatise. This work expounds "the most glorious truth that believers may have distinct communion with the three persons Father, Son, and Spirit," and being addressed to the "Christian reader" is simpler than much of Owen's theology. (Unabridged. Includes all footnotes.)

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Contents

Communion with Christ in Privileges
207
PART III
222
Peculiar and Distinct Communion with the Holy Ghost
234
Effects of Holy Ghost in Hearts of Believers
236
Directions for Saints in This Communion
249
Some Observations Concerning the Spirit
254
Of Particular Communion with The Holy Ghost
259
The General Ways of Saints Acting in Communion with the Holy Ghost
264

Resulting Affections between Christ and His Saints From Communion
117
The Personal Excellencies of Christ
133
Communion with Christ in Purchased Grace
154
Nature of Purchased Grace
169
How Saints Hold Communion with Christ
173
Communion with Christ in Holiness
197
Exhortation to Strangers to Christ 389
267
Particular Directions for Communion with the Holy Ghost
268
A VINDICATION OF SOME PASSAGES IN A DISCOURSE CONCERNING COMMUNION WITH
275
Prefatory Note by the Editor
276
A Vindication of Some Passages etc
277
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Page 57 - O my dove, that art in the clefts of the rock, In the secret places of the stairs, Let me see thy countenance, Let me hear thy voice; For sweet is thy voice, And thy countenance is comely.
Page 119 - Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you. Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.
Page 243 - In whom ye also trusted, after that ye heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation : in whom also, after that ye believed, ye were sealed with that Holy Spirit of promise, which is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise of his glory.
Page 223 - They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service.
Page 37 - Brethren, be followers together of me, and mark them which walk so as ye have us for an ensample. (For many walk, of whom I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the enemies of the Cross of Christ: whose; end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things...
Page 121 - Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought ; but the Spirit itself maketh intercession, for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. And he that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because he maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God.
Page 103 - For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.

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