One of my favourite books is Religious Affectations, by Jonathan Edwards and I am thoroughly enjoying re-reading it at the moment. He begins, of course, by quoting from 1 Peter 1:8, describing the state of mind of his Christian readers, who are undergoing tough persecution. Peter writes “Though you have not seen him , you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory”. It’s a terrific verse about the love we, Christians, have for Jesus, even......