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Love and the Comforter

In 2 Corinthians 6:6 the apostle mentions the motives of his zeal for the cause of Christ: "By goodness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned." Goodness indicates general benevolence and readiness to sacrifice; of these we find among worldly people many examples that make us ashamed. Then come the stimulating and animating influences of the Holy Spirit; lastly, Love unfeigned which is the true, real, and divine Love.In his hymn of eternal Love the apostle gives us an exquisite…
Abraham Kuyper
August 1, 2004