Verse 4 (NIV)
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4John, To the seven churches in the province of Asia: Grace and peace to you from him who is, and who was, and who is to come, and from the seven spirits before his throne,
It is GRACE which allows us to participate in and have God's riches. PEACE results from a close fellowship with Jesus Christ (see verse 5); He leaves it with us - John 14:25-27. It removes trouble and fear.
We find God, the Son, described similarly in John 1:1-2 .
In any case, the placement of this phrase between God, the Father and God, the Son (verse 5), clearly makes this God, the Holy Spirit. He has a prominent position before God's Throne meaning that the peace He brings is directly from God. See John 14:25-27 that the Holy Spirit, the Comforter, and Jesus Christ work closely together.The Old Testament, in Zechariah 4:1-7, prophesied of the sevenfold nature of the Holy Spirit and this close relationship to Jesus Christ, the Top Stone.
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