The Treatises -Of -Caecilius -Cyprianus

The Treatises -Of -Caecilius -Cyprianus

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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. 1839 edition. Excerpt: ... for making trial of their faith had been limited; but limits of time are little heeded by him, who remembers that he has renounced the world; and earthly seasons become unreckoned, when eternity is hoped for firom God. Let no one, dearest brethren, let no ' The veiled head was the sign of In_ inspired Scripture we read of Moses Roman worship, .11-Eneas, according to veiling his face, a typical reason being V1rg1l, having introduced it from Phry-added. vid. 1 Cor. xi. 4. 2 Cor. iii. 13. gm. vid. En. iii. 403--9. 545. The In Greek worship no veil was worn, Eastern Priests observed the same nor in such of the Latin as came from custom. vid. Hyde Rel. Pers. 0. 30. Greece. Drawback upon their Triumph. one dispraise such merit; no one lower by unkind detraction the unimpaired fidelity of such as did not fall. When the 3.P-stanpointed term for recanting was over, whoever had not made 'i""" his submission within the time, was understood to confess himself a Christian. It is the highest kind of victory, for a man to be seized by the hands of the Gentiles, and to confess the Lord; it is the next step unto glory, to reserve himself to the Lord, by withdrawing away beforehand. The former is publicly and the latter privately a Confessor. The one conquers an earthly judge; the other, contenting himself with God's judgment, preserves a' pure conscience in integrity of heart. In the former case courage enjoys a readier employment; in the latter self-caution a longer exercise: the one, when his hour approached, was found prepared; the other who postponed it, relinquishing his property, did shew by his retiring, that he would not recant; no doubt he would have made Confession, had he too been seized. 3. These heavenly crowns of...show more

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  • Paperback | 142 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236887611
  • 9781236887610