The Theological Works; On the Thirty-Nine Articles Volume 7

The Theological Works; On the Thirty-Nine Articles Volume 7

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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. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ...DGE. placent Deo, conversantes in omni justitia, castitate et satpientia. Iren. adv. haeres. l. 3. c. 4. 2. i 'En-cl oi-rd a96)ou, Kai. cents1 o'a, Kai aieama nah' e'11-oiow, e1'nipeo'-roe' elm 11:3 Gsqi. Justin. dialog. cum Tryph. Jud. 45. Elevanda autem opera nostra sunt in Dei sancta, id est, in nudis vestiendis, in esurientibus cibandis, in sitientibus potandis, in afilictis consolandis, in oppressis ad'uvandis, in omnibus diligendis. rec enim nos in hac corporis infirmitate sanctificant, haec Deo placent et sancta sunt. Hilar. enar. in Psa. I 33. X drink to the thirsty, in comforting the afliicted, in helping the oppressed, in loving all. For these things sanctify us in the frailty of our body; these things please God, and are holy." And Theophilus Antiochenus saith, l" He understandeth all these things who inquireth into the wisdom of God, studying to please him by faith, righteousness, and good works." But I need not produce any more witnesses for the confirmation of so clear a truth. And that faith and works always go together the Fathers are also express. As Origen: "1 "And this faith when it is justified sticks in the ground of the soul as a root that hath received the shower into it, that when it begins to be tilled by the law of God the branches may rise from it that bear the fruit of good works. The root of righteousness therefore doth not grow from works, but the fruit of works from the root of righteousness, to wit, that root of righteousness whereby God accepts of righteousness without works, viz. fait." And St. Augustine to the same purpose: " " Faith is in the soul as a good root, which turns the rain into fruit." And therefore doth Polycarshow more

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  • Paperback | 242 pages
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  • English
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