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Which are born not of blood , nor of the will of man , but of God , John i . 13 . We
are his workmanship created in Christ Jesus unto good works , Ephes . ii . 10 .
Rightly said Gerson , part . 3 , God not only quickens the dead in sins , but stirs up
The things there enumerated seem to be placed on one footing ; but fornication is
there enumerated with certain indifferent things : They should abstain from
pollutions of idols , and from fornication , and from things strangled , and from
Oumos , or wrath , denotes the hasty excitement of this passion , and that
accession of blood around the heart , which the Schoolmen call the material of
anger . Whence the same Damascenus says , in the passage before quoted ;
Θυμός εςτι ...
The consideration of the value God set upon this restoration will still more shew
forth the Divine clemency : He created man first in his image by his voice and his
word ; but he restored him a second time by his death and blood . Let , then , this
... mire of flesh and blood ! Confess . lib . 8 . cap . 8 . A barbarian ignorance of
other things is no hindrance to one who knows Christ , and lives after his law : but
even an angelic. and becoming an ascetic , returned to Palestine , and adopted ...
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