Preparation for Confirmation and First Communion

Preparation for Confirmation and First Communion

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1874 edition. Excerpt: ...should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father." Phil. ii. 11. "The Lord is that Spirit." 2 Cor. iii. 17. "And yet not three Lords, but one Lord." "For like as we are compelled by the Christian verity, to acknowledge every person by Himself to be God and Lord: " Christiana veritate compellimm; i.e., by Christian truth: "So are we forbidden by the Catholic religion to say, there be three Gods, or three Lords." "There is none other God but one. For though there be that are called gods, whether in heaven or in earth, (as there be' gods many, and lords many, ) but to us there is but one God, the Father, of Whom are all things, and we in Him: and one Lord Jesus Christ, by Whom are all things, and we by Him." 1 Cor. viii. 4-6. The above verses may be proved in two ways: (1) from what is asserted in different parts of Scripture concerning each person; (2) because each of the attributes of God must belong to each person, since they are " One God." "The Father is made of none: neither created nor begotten." "God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM. And He said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you." Ex. iii. 14. "The Son is of the Father alone; not made, nor created, but begotten." "We beheld His glory, the glory as of the onlybegotten of the Father, full of grace and truth." S. John i. 14. The Father always the Father, the Son always the Son. But had there ever been when there was no Son, the Father had not been Father. Example. If a rush grows in the water, its reflection is co-existent and originating at the same moment that the rush first appeared above the water. So the Father was...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236777573
  • 9781236777577