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Cur Deus Homo: To Which Is Added a Selection from His Letters
Saint Archbishop of Canterbury Anselm
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Page 99 - He alone, free among the dead, having power to lay down His life, and power to take it again...
Page 12 - He humbled himself, becoming obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. For which cause God also hath exalted him, and hath given him a name which is above all names: that in the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those that are in heaven, on earth, and under the earth; and that every tongue should confess that the Lord Jesus Christ is in the glory of God the Father.
Page 41 - But if the wicked will turn from all his sins that he hath committed, and keep all my statutes, and do that which is lawful and right, he shall surely live, he shall not die.
Page 21 - I lay down my life, that I may take it again. No one taketh it away from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again.
Page 17 - Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from Me ; nevertheless, not as I will, but as Thou wilt;" and "if this cup may not pass away from Me except I drink it, Thy will be done...
Page 8 - God, the Judge of all, were to take man, who is, as we see, His own possession, out of the power of one who so unjustly takes possession of him, whether for the purpose of punishing him in some other way than by the instrumentality of the devil, or for the purpose of sparing him, what injustice would there be in this ? since although it be just for man to be tormented by the devil, yet the devil would be unjust in tormenting him ? Man, indeed, deserved to be punished, and by none more fitly than...
Page 13 - Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak. He went away again the second time, and prayed, saying, O my Father, if this cup may not pass away from me, except I drink it, thy will be done.
Page 15 - He shall judge among the heathen, he shall fill the places with the dead bodies; he shall wound the heads over many countries. 7 He shall drink of the brook in the way: therefore shall he lift up the head.
Page 19 - I had rather, a million-fold rather, see you one of those " quibus hsec nascuntur in hortis numina," than one of those quibus haec non nascuntur in cordibus lumina ; and who are, by everlasting orphanage, divided from the Father of Spirits, who is also the Father of lights, from whom cometh every good and perfect gift.
Page 108 - Mau did God is said, to have done on account of the unity of Person, yet God did not require to come down from heaven to overcome the devil, or to contend against him by righteousness to deliver man *; but God did require of man that he should overcome the devil, and that he who had offended God by sin should make satisfaction by righteousness.