History of the Development of the Doctrine of the Person of Christ, Volume 4

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Page 108 - An filius dei fuerit incarnandus, si peccatum non introivisset in mundum. Item. De imagine Dei quid sit. Ex certis et evidentibus sacrae scripturae testimoniis et non ex philosophicis et humanae rationis cogitationibus deprompta explicatio
Page 5 - God is ever ready, but we are very unready ; God is nigh to us, but we are far from Him; God is within, we are without; God is at home, we are strangers.
Page 3 - Boehme calls the experience which came to him, "breaking through the gate," into "a new birth or resurrection from the dead," so that, he says, "I knew God." "I am certain," says Eckhart, "as certain as that I live, that nothing is so near to me as God. God is nearer to me than I am to myself.
Page 220 - Deus sentire, nec solus homo superare posset, humanam naturam cum divina sociavit, ut alterius imbecillitatem morti subiiceret, ad expianda, peccata alterius virtute luctam cum morte suscipiens nobis victoriam aequireret.
Page 105 - Us, us, to us it is born, to us it is given. Therefore see thou that thy delight in the Gospels is derived not solely from the history itself; for it exists not long: but make thou His birth thine own; exchange with Christ, so that thou mayest get quit of thy birth and appropriate His. This takes place when thou believest. Then wilt thou of a certainty lie in the womb of the Virgin Mary and be...
Page 23 - ... close itself and refrain from working, and be as though it were dead. For if the left eye be fulfilling its office toward outward things ; that is, holding converse with time and the creatures; then must the right eye be hindered in its working ; that is, in its contemplation. Therefore whosoever will have the one must let the other go ; for " no man can serve two masters.
Page 360 - Vindication of the Holy and Ever-blessed Trinity, and the Incarnation of the Son of God. A scheme which leaves out what Mr. Howe calls the very
Page 37 - Quomodo enim creatura esset contracte ab esse divino absoluto, si ipsa contractio sibi unibilis non esset? Per quam cuncta, ut sunt ab ipso, qui absolute est, existerent, ac ipsa, ut sunt contracta, ab ipso sint, cui contractio est summe unita, ut sic primo sit Deus creator; secundo Deus et homo creata humanitate supreme in unitatem sui assumpta, quasi universalis rerum omnium contractio aequalitati omnia essendi hypostatice ac personaliter unita, ut sit per...
Page 92 - ... did dwell in Him from the beginning, but as His body grew, and His reason grew in a natural way like that of other men, so did the Spirit penetrate into and pervade Him even more fully and moved Him the longer the more. It is, therefore, no pretence when Luke says : He became strong in the Spirit. The older He grew, the greater He grew; the greater, the more rational; the more rational, the stronger in Spirit and the fuller of wisdom before God, in Himself, and before the people. These words...
Page 67 - For this cause, ie, because we are members of Christ's body, of his flesh, and of his bones...

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