Formulated abstractly, these differences of pattern are the following: It is the Father who creates through the Son in the power of the Spirit; it is the the Spirit, send by the Father with the Son, who draws creatures to eschatological consummation; it is the Son, sent by the Father in the power of the Spirit, who reconciles creatures. These are not merely rhetorical appropriations of different hypostases for the sake of convenience in exposition.

David Kelsey, Eccentric Existence, pg. 122.

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