We find the greatest explanation or exposition of God in the gospel! Edward Payson: “The gospel contains a grand display of the moral excellencies and perfections of Jehovah… Suffice it to say, that here the moral character of Jehovah shines full-orbed and complete: here all the fullness of the Godhead, all the insufferable splendors of Deity, burst at once upon our aching sight: here the manifold perfections of God, holiness and goodness, justice and mercy, truth and grace, majesty and condescension, hatred of sin and compassion for sinners, are harmoniously blended, like the parti-colored (i.e. multi-colored) rays of solar light in one pure blaze of dazzling whiteness. Here, rather than on any of His other works, He founds His claims to the highest admiration, gratitude and love of His creatures: —here is the work, which ever has called forth, and which through eternity will continue to call forth the most rapturous praises of the celestial choirs, and feed the ever glowing fires of devotion in their breasts; for the glory which shines in the gospel is the glory which illuminates heaven, and the Lamb that was slain is the light thereof.” (Edward Payson, The Complete Works of Edward Payson, Vol.3, p.42-43)
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Paul is the founder of HeartCry Missionary Society and currently serves as its missions director. He also ministered as a missionary in Peru for ten years. He has preached hundreds of sermons and has authored a dozen published works. Paul lives in Radford, Virginia, with his wife Charo and their four children: Ian, Evan, Rowan, and Bronwyn.More By Paul David Washer