14 October 2010

Bavinck on Acts 2

After the creation and the incarnation, the outpouring of the Holy Spirit is the third great work of God. . . .

At the creation the morning stars sang, and all the children of God shouted with joy. At the birth of Christ a multitude of heavenly hosts raised a song of jubilation to God's good pleasure. On the birthday of the church, the church itself acclaims in many languages the great works of God.
--Herman Bavinck, Reformed Dogmatics, 3:500, 503

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