The Great Cause and Fountain of Love

yosemite fallsThe Apostle tells us that God is love (1 John 4:8). And therefore seeing he is an infinite Being, it follows that he is an infinite fountain of love. Seeing he is an all-sufficient Being, it follows that he is a full and overflowing and an inexhaustible fountain of love. Seeing he is an unchangeable and eternal Being, he is an unchangeable and eternal source of love. There even in heaven dwells that God from whom every stream of holy love, yea, every drop that is or ever was proceeds.

Jonathan Edwards, Heaven is a World of Love

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