The endless, blissful theme!
("The letters of Ruth Bryan" August, 1857)
"Yes, He is altogether lovely! This is my Beloved,
and this is my Friend!" Song of Songs 5:16
There are heights and depths in the love of Christ
of which the most favored have no conception. And
there are beauties and glories in His person which
none have yet beheld! Oh! I would have none rest
short of the revelation of His person.
indeed are all precious: His atoning
blood and sacrifice, His justifying righteousness, and
the effects flowing therefrom--pardon, justification,
peace in the conscience, etc., etc. But it is a further
and sweeter privilege to know and enjoy Himself!
Salvation is sweet--but the Savior crowns all!
I must cease, though I seem to have said nothing
of the endless, blissful theme--the love and
loveliness of our dear Redeemer, the Redeemer
May He favor you with His precious presence!
"May you experience the love of Christ, though
it is so great you will never fully understand it!"