Ages and Ages of Immeasurable Riches
But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ — by grace you have been saved — and raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus, so that in the coming ages he might show the immeasurable riches of his grace in kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.
Puritan Thomas Goodwin, who passed away on February 23, 1680, wrote this of verse 7:
What is pardon of sin to heaven? It is but so many riches buried in the foundation.
What is the Spirit’s pouring forth here? It is but the earnest of that riches which is to come.
All that he hath done here, it is but that he might show forth the exceeding riches of his…