4. All things, in so far as they have existence, are likened to God, who is the first and greatest being. But all things, in so far as they have existence, cherish their own being naturally in such manner as they can. Much more therefore does God cherish His own being naturally.
1.79 : That God wills things even that as yet are not
1.81 : That God does not of necessity love other things than Himself