By Robert Leighton
But he's top remembered for his vintage remark on 1 Peter. Spurgeon remarked in this quantity, "We desire scarcely commend this really heavenly paintings. it's a favourite with all non secular men."
"The center that's touched with the loadstone of Divine love," writes Leighton, "trembling with godly worry, and but nonetheless having a look in the direction of God via fastened believing, issues on the love of election, and tells the soul that its direction is heavenward, in the direction of the haven of everlasting rest.
He who loves will be convinced he used to be enjoyed first; and he who chooses God for his satisfaction and component may perhaps finish with a bit of luck that God has selected him to be a type of who shall get pleasure from Him and feel free in Him eternally; simply because our love and electing of Him is however the go back and repercussion of the beams of His love shining upon us."
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A Practical Commentary on 1 Peter by Robert Leighton