Natural concupiscence , when it is carried to its due object and in a due manner ,
is to be gratified : spiritual , which tends to heavenly things , is to be nourished
and cherished : carnal , which is likewise called evil , because it thirsts
... but now , since it is mortified and hath ceased to live , ye ought and ye can put
these things away : For God requires from Christians in a state of grace , another
life and other manners than those to which they were heretofore accustomed in ...
... principally derived from the discipline and manners which prevailed among the
Syriana and Egyptian Monks . He engaged in the controversy against Nestorius
respecting the union of the two natures in Christ . The conclusion of his appeal ...
The matter is not found ; because falsehood is not uttered , but the truth
expressed in a figurative and customary manner ; for as the natural , so the
metaphorical signification of words depends upon custom and the will of the
This word respects the manner , for it indicates the constant workings of the Holy
Spirit in renewing us : as if he had said , This your renewing ceases not for one
moment ; for you have so put on the new man , that ye be more and more to be ...
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