The Martyrdom and Miracles of Saint George of Cappadocia

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[Leipzig printed] D. Nutt, 1888 - Coptic language - 331 pages
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Page 255 - ... of his innocence. He had gone up and down all his days doing good unto men, and scattering blessings where he came; healing the sick, restoring sight to the blind, and making the lame to walk, the dumb to speak, and the deaf to hear, feeding the hungry, and instructing all that would vouchsafe to hear him. For which of all these good works is he punished ? Death is the wages of sin ; how comes he to die that knew no sin ? The Prophet Isaiah gives us the answer : Surely, he hath borne our griefs,...
Page 253 - Allah payeth adoration whosoever is in the heavens and whosoever is in the earth, and the sun, and the moon, and the stars, and the hills, and the trees, and the beasts, and many of mankind, while there are many unto whom the doom is justly due.
Page 166 - Truly I tell you, among those born of women no one has arisen greater than John the Baptist; yet the least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.
Page 191 - Let us pass sentence of death upon him," and the thing pleased •"• them all. Then Dadianus the governor sat down and wrote his sentence of death, saying, "I give George, the chief of the Galileans, who hath put the decrees of the governors behind his back, over to the sword; and know, O ye peoples, that we are innocent r> of his blood this day;" and the sixty-nine governors who were with him7 signed8 the writing.
Page 193 - ... Polycarp having manifested them to me through a revelation, even as I shall show in what follows. I have collected these things, when they had almost faded away through the lapse of time, that the Lord Jesus Christ may also gather me along with His elect into His heavenly kingdom, to whom, with the Father and the Holy Spirit, be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
Page 169 - Who has measured the waters in the hollow of his hand, And marked off the heavens by the span, and calculated the dust of the earth by the measure, and weighed the mountains in a balance, And the hills in a pair of scales?
Page 177 - If ye have faith like a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say to the mountains, be ye moved and cast into the sea, and it shall be done." It is evident he coupled it with the will, for it could be done by a command, and no prayer or supplication is even hinted at. "What great. thinker ever extolled DOUBT ? or taught that it ever conferred any great blessing upon...
Page xix - The Coptic text shows us clearly that the dragon which George fought and overcame was none other than the impious Dadianus, and it proves, if further proof is needed, that George the martyr and George the opponent of Athanasius, Bishop of Alexandria, were two distinct persons; the fact being that Athanasius the Bishop has been confused with Athanasius the sorcerer whom George the martyr overcame.
Page 196 - Joppu8 laden with merchandise: and when they had sold the cargo the servants of Saint George spake with the sailors, and they agreed* with them for a price to take them and the body of Saint George on board; and by the help of God they came to Joppa. When the sailors and the merchant'* heard...

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