Submission to God

Submission To God implies an entire giving up of our understanding, will, and affections to him or, as Dr. Owen observes, it consists in—

1. An acquiescence in his right and sovereignty;

2. An acknowledgment of his righteousness and wisdom;

3. A sense of his love and care;

4. A diligent application of ourselves to his mind and will;

5. Keeping our souls, by faith and patience, from weariness and despondency;

6. A full resignation to his will. SEE RESIGNATION.

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