Communion with God

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Sovereign Grace Publishers,, 2001 - Religion - 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

Nature of Communion in General
5
Of Communion with Each Person of the Trinity Distinctly
9
Of Peculiar and Distinct Communion with The Father
17
The Peculiar and Distinct Communion with the Father In Love
31
PART II
34
Of Fellowship Which Saints Have With Jesus Christ
40
The Peculiar and Distinct Fellowship with the Son In Grace
46
The Conjugal Relation Between Christ and the Saints
54
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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