John Davenport on our turning to God, and God’s turning to us

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This extract in this blog post is useful for various reasons, not least for the comments on God's immutability:

... And I will turn unto you] God’s turning to us is not like our turning to God: for, our turning to God supposeth a change in us, but God’s turning to us is without shadow of turning, Jam. 1.17. both in his Nature, Mal. 3.6. and in his Will, Isa. 46.10. but it is to be understood in respect of his Effects; that is to say, I will be reconciled to you, and shew it by suitable effects, as Micah 7.19. He will turn again, he will have compassion upon us. ...

For more, see John Davenport on our turning to God, and God’s turning to us.
 
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