A Select Library of the Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers of the Christian Church: The confessions and letters of St. Augustin, with a sketch of his life and work

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Christian literature Company, 1886
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In memory there are also images of things which are absent
148
About to speak of the temptations of the lust of the flesh he first complains of
154
Vainglory is the highest danger
160
THE DESIGN OF HIS CONFESSIONS BEING DECLARED HE SEEKS FROM GOD THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE HOLY
163
HE CONTINUES HIS EXPLANATION OF THE FIRST CHAPTER OF GENESIS ACCORDING TO THE SEPTUAGINT
176
What may have been the form of matter
177
from shapeless matter
178
From the formless earth God created another heaven and a visible and formed earth
179
Of the depth of the Sacred Scripture and its enemies
180
He wishes to have no intercourse with those who deny Divine Truth
181
He mentions five explanations of the words of Genesis i 1
182
He enumerates the things concerning which all agree
183
He discusses whether matter was from eternity or was made by God
184
Two kinds of disagreements in the books to be explained
185
What he might have asked of God had he been enjoined to write the book of Genesis
186
The words In the beginning and The heaven and the earth are differently understood
187
In the great diversity of opinions it becomes all to unite charity and Divine Truth
188
OF THE GOODNESS OF GOD EXPLAINED IN THE CREATION OF THINGS AND OF THE TRINITY AS FOUND IN THE FIRST WORDS OF G...
190
Genesis i 3Of Light he understands as it is seen in the spiritual creatures
191
That the Holy Spirit brings to us God
192
That nothing arose save by the gift of God
193
He refutes the opinions of the Manichæans and the Gnostics conc
205
156
212
CONTENTS OF THE LETTERS
217
LETTER PAGE 1 To HERMOGENIANUS
219
To ZENOBIUS
220
To NEBRIDIUS
222
NEBRIDIUS TO AUGUSTIN
223
TO NEBRIDIUS
224
NEBRIDIUS TO AUGUSTIN
226
TO NEBRIDIUS
227
TO NEBRIDIUS
228
TO NEBRIDIUS
230
To NEBRIDIUS
231
To ROMANIANUS
232
MAXIMUS TO AUGUSTIN
233
XVII To MAXIMUS
234
To CELESTINUS
235
To GAIUS
236
To BISHOP VALERIUS
237
To BISHOP AURELIUS
239
To MAXIMIN
242
PAULINUS AND THERASIA TO AUGUSTIN
245
To LICENTIUS
246
To PAULINUS
248
TO JEROME
251

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Page 451 - Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel...
Page 305 - Thus saith the Lord, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches: but let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the Lord which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the Lord.
Page 274 - To the weak became I as weak, that I might gain the weak : I am made all things to all men, that I might by all means save some.
Page 298 - Moses' seat : all therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do ; but do not ye after their works : for they say, and do not.
Page 239 - Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying. But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.
Page 288 - Jesus saith to him, He that is washed needeth not save to wash his feet, but is clean every whit: and ye are clean, but not all.
Page 380 - Therefore 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 counsels of the hearts : and then shall every man have praise of God.
Page 391 - Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.
Page 392 - For it is written, Rejoice, thou barren that bearest not; break forth and cry, thou that travailest not; for the desolate hath many more children than she which hath an husband.
Page 343 - Our God shall come, and shall not keep silence : A fire shall devour before Him, And it shall be very tempestuous round about Him.

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