The History of Teachings of the Early Church, as a Basis for the Re-union of Christendom: Lectures

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E. & J. B. Young, 1893 - Christian union - 218 pages
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Page 182 - Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain : that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.
Page 143 - Those, then, also now, who have exercised themselves in the Lord's commandments, and lived perfectly and gnostically according to the Gospel, may be enrolled in the chosen body of the apostles. Such an one is in reality a presbyter of the Church, and a true minister...
Page 130 - So, then, seeing Christianity appeared an object of veneration to men, not to the more servile class alone, as Celsus supposes, but to many among the Greeks who were devoted to literary...
Page 126 - That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the word of life; ...That which we have seen and heard declare we unto you...
Page 166 - But in the case of the Saviour, it were ludicrous [to suppose] that the body, as a body. demanded the necessary aids in order to its duration. For He ate, not for the sake of the body, which was kept together by a holy energy...
Page 157 - That is the value of the tradition of the Church in the interpretation of Scripture; and so Origen claims that he " clings to the standard of the heavenly Church of Jesus Christ according to the succession of the Apostles." Under this principle, Origen shows that there is a triple sense of 1 The Quarto deciman controversy, instead of weakening, adds force to the tradition ; a part of the Church keeping a day of the week, the other keeping the day of the month. There was no dispute either as to the...
Page 187 - ... feast of the ascension of the Lord, whereon He finished all His dispensation and constitution, and returned to that God and Father that sent Him, and sat down at the right hand of power, and remains there until His enemies are put under His feet; who also will come at the consummation of the world with power and great glory, to judge the quick and the dead, and to recompense to every one according to his works. And then shall they see the beloved Son of God whom they pierced; 3 and when they...
Page 159 - The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid ; and the calf and the young lion and the failing together ; and a little child shall lead them.
Page 127 - Dost thou believe all the Articles of the Christian Faith, as contained in the Apostles
Page 142 - O truly sacred mysteries ! O stainless light ! My way is lighted with torches, and I survey the heavens and God ; I become holy whilst I am initiated. The Lord is the hierophant, and seals while illuminating him who is initiated, and presents to the Father him who believes, to be kept safe for ever.

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