William Ames — English Philosopher born on December 29, 1576, died on November 14, 1633

William Ames was an English Protestant divine, philosopher, and controversialist. He spent much time in the Netherlands, and is noted for his involvement in the controversy between the Calvinists and the Arminians... (wikipedia)

Participation in the blessings of the union with Christ comes when the faithful have all the things needed to live well and blessedly to God.
Faith is the virtue by which, clinging-to the faithfulness of God, we lean upon him, so that we may obtain what he gives to us.
The attributes of God tell us what He is and who He is.
Hearing the word is the devout receiving of the will of God.
The efficiency of God may be understood as either creation or providence.