The divine Names are shared by the Lord and His vassal. The Lord is the vassal's higher self; it is the Lord who acts in him and through him: "When you see the creature, you see the First and the Last, the Manifested and the Hidden."
Source: Corbin, Henry. Creative Imagination in the Sufism of Ibn `Arabi, 1969. p. 213-4
Contributed by: Zaady