This treatise, first published in 1679, is Owen's principal Christological work and is a worthy companion to On the Glory of Christ . Its purpose is "to illustrate the mystery of divine grace in the person of Christ", emphasizing the Divinity of Christ in a way that seems to anticipate Trinitarian controversies in England in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. The work begins with an exposition of Matthew 16:16, then proceeds in the first part to expound on the Person of Christ as the representation of Divine nature and truth, the source of salvation and all true religion. The second part of the work the responsibility of believers is discussed in terms of the honor and obedience due Christ, and the need for conforming oneself to Him. The final part deals with Divine wisdom, the hypostatic union, and Christ's exaltation and place in heaven.
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