How can they sit and hear of the infinite height, and depth, and length, and breadth of the love of God in Christ Jesus, of His giving of His infinitely dear Son, to be offered up a sacrifice for the sins of men, and of the unparalleled love of the innocent, and holy, and tender Lamb of God, manifested in His dying agonies, His bloody sweat, His loud and bitter cries, and bleeding heart, and all this for enemies, to redeem them from deserved eternal burnings, and to bring to unspeakable and everlasting joy and glory – and yet be cold and heavy, insensible and regardless! Where are the exercises of affections proper, if not here?

Jonathan Edwards Religious Affections

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