This Is What it Means to be the Father

The God who is love is the Father who sends his Son. To be the Father, then, means to love, to give out life, to beget the Son. For anything else, for all of Trinity, this God was loving, giving life to an delighting in his son. (I John 4:7-8)

– Reeves, Michael; Delighting in the Trinity: An Introduction to the Christian Faith;  IVP Academic; Downer’s Grove, IL, Page 25

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