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Perfect Love

by Norman P. Grubb

We go forward in happy, humble, believing co-operation with the One Who is the Power, and He is moving out in power by us. However, the devil tells us that we are weak and fools and all the rest of it, for of course we are! The devil tells us the truth but he doesn’t tell us the other truth, which is that we have a mighty Person inside us—he forgets that one! And He is Love, perfect Love. He’s perfect Love and He is loving some portion of His perfect Love in this common thing. Loving in me, loving by me, making me see with the eyes of love, feel with the feeling of love, and speak with the words of love. It’s He coming through, He Who is perfect Love, perfect Holiness. So we see this is a wonderful, living relationship. It isn’t a thing, it isn’t a doctrine, it isn’t an experience—although it comes by an experience for it is an experienced relationship by the Holy Spirit; it’s a Person. It is two people living together. Eternal life is People Living together, those wondrous Three—Father, Son, and Holy Ghost—and we in infinite grace are pulled up into the Trinity, very bodily as it were. We, “the fullness of Him that fills us all in all.”

Karuizawa Japan Conference of 1954
Topic: “Temptation”