“He is no Christian who lives not much in the meditation of the mediation of Christ, and the especial acts of it. Nay; if our minds are not fill with these things–if Christ does not dwell plentifully in our hearts by faith–if our souls are not possessed with them . . . we are strangers to the life of faith.”

John Owen

“When men begin to satisfy themselves with general hopes of mercy in God, without a continual respect for the interposition and mediation of Christ . . . there is a decay in their faith and proportionally in all other evangelic graces also.”

John Owen

“He [God] is good and does good––yea, he does good because he is good, and for no other reason––not by the necessity of nature, but by the intervention of a free act of his will.”

John Owen