The Deep Things of God – AB Simpson’s perception of salvation

If we would rise to the full measure of God’s standard for us, let us realize the magnitude of God as well as of our own being, for it is with nothing less than Himself that He means to fill us. Let us take in the full dimensions of His resources of grace, their length, their breadth, their depth, their height; and then let us measure, if we can, the magnitude of God who is the living substance and personal source of all this grace, and we shall have some approximation at least to what the apostle means when he exclaims, “Now unto Him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, unto Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus, throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.”

So fluent was Simpson in the rhetoric of gospel abundance that he wrote hymns  saturated in the theme . . .

~ Sanders, Fred, The Deep Things of God: How the Trinity Changes Everything (pp. 103-104).Kindle Edition.

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