The City of God, Volume 2

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Page 20 - In like manner, according as they are strong or weak, they fear or desire to be tempted, grieve or rejoice in temptation. They fear to be tempted, because they hear the injunction, " If a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual restore such an one in the spirit of meekness ; considering
Page 97 - not at once named down to the deluge, but a clause is inserted to the following effect : " This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day that God created man, in the likeness of God made He him ; male and female created Be them ; and blessed them, and called their name Adam,
Page 490 - and this very similar saying, " He that receiveth a prophet, in the name of a prophet, shall receive a prophet's reward ; and he that receiveth a righteous man, in the name of a righteous man, shall receive a righteous man's reward.
Page 560 - shall be fulfilled the words of the apostle, " Judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the thoughts of the heart, and then shall every one have praise of God.
Page 273 - close of the captivity. Of these Haggai more openly prophesies of Christ and the Church thus briefly : " Thus saith the Lord of hosts, Yet one little while, and I will shake the heaven, and the earth, and the sea, and the dry land ; and I will move all nations, and the desired of all nations shall come.
Page 114 - use of bad men, either for the exercise of their patience or for their advancement in wisdom. For the apostle testifies that there are some who preach Christ from no pure motives ; " but," says he, " whether in pretence or in truth, Christ is preached ; and I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice.
Page 105 - and it grieved Him at His heart. And the Lord said, I will destroy man, whom I have created, from the face of the earth ; both man and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of the air : for I am angry that I have made them.
Page 258 - promise, we must insert something from his book. He says, " And it shall come to pass that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people, there they shall be called the sons of the living God.
Page 273 - greatly, 0 daughter of Sion ; shout joyfully, 0 daughter of Jerusalem : behold, thy King shall come unto thee, just and the Saviour ; Himself poor, and mounting an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass : and His dominion shall be from sea to sea, and from the river even to the ends of the earth.
Page 376 - And shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more till the thousand years should be fulfilled." " Shut him up,"—ie prohibited him from going out, from doing what was forbidden.

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