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... to amend and supply , this mutilation of the new man . 3 . Scarcely will an
individual be found who , as far as respects this new man , is not a monster either
from deficiency or superabundance of limbs : I mean wanting in the members he
Individuals do injury to God and his vicarious representative , the magistrate ,
when they seek to revenge themselves by private means . ... But he would bear it
in vain , if it was allowed to an individual to draw the sword at his own pleasure .
Entire charity exists in no individual as long as he lives here on earth : but that
which is less than it ought to be , purtakes of sin : from this sin there is no man
free upon earth . This also Aquinas acknowledges , Quæst . disp . de charit . art .
That former is established between God and the conscience of every individual
whenever by faith he apprehends Christ , and the remission of his sins for Christ '
s sake , and God reconciled and propitious to him . Hence says the Apostle ...
Which we must not understand abstractedly , but comparatively , and in respect of
individual fellowship and cohabitation : for he ought to labour for the support of
his family , Gen . xxx . 30 . Now as to those who have undertaken ecclesiastical ...
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