The Faith of Catholics; Confirmed by Scripture and Attested by the Fathers of the First Five Centuries of the Church Volume 1

The Faith of Catholics; Confirmed by Scripture and Attested by the Fathers of the First Five Centuries of the Church Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ... went out from us, as the blessed John has written, since the opinions of these men neither were, nor are they now, ours. Therefore, too, as the Saviour said, not gathering with us, they scatter with the devil, watching for the sleepers, in order that sowing their own venom of destruction, they may have partners in death. And since one, and that the latest, of the heresies, and which has just now come forth, the forerunner of antichrist, that called the Arian, being full of wiles and wickedness, perceiving that the sister heresies, its elders, have been publicly branded, affects to clothe itself in the language of Scripture, as did its father the devil, and strives again to enter into the Eden of the Church, with i tiariar eavraK. the view that having framed itself as Christian, it may, by the deceitfulness of false arguments, lead astray some in their opinions concerning Christ.... I have thought it needful at your solicitation, to unrip the folds of its breastplate Job. xli. 4), and to show the ill savor of its folly."--Orat. 1, Contr. Arian. n., p. 319. "Unless the Lord build the house, and keep the city, in vain do the laborers build and the watchmen guard (Pa. cxxvi. 2). Therefore is the Jewish system destroyed, for it was a shadow; but that of the Church is firmly established, for it is built upon the rock, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it."--Oratio iv. Contr. Arian. n. 34, t. 1, p. 510. Explaining Ps. Ixxxviii. 38, "And His throne as the -un 'before me: understand, by the throne of Christ, the Church; for in it He rests. The Church of Christ, then, he says, shall be refulgent and enlighten all under heaven, and be abiding as the sun and the moon. For this passage says so: His throne as the sun...show more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236536789
  • 9781236536785