We next consider those things that pertain absolutely to the will of God.
In the appetitive part of the soul there are found in ourselves both the passions of the soul, as joy, love, and the like; and the habits of the moral virtues, as justice, fortitude and the like.
Hence we shall first consider the love of God, and secondly His justice and mercy.
About the first there are four points of inquiry:
A Whether love exists in God?
A Whether He loves all things?
A Whether He loves one thing more than another?
A Whether He loves more the better things?