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25 See xi. sec. 38, above, and sec. 18, below.

26 See xiii. sec. 50, below.

27 Eph. i. 20, etc.

28 Ps. xlii. 2, 3, 10

29 Ps. xxvii. 4.

30 Matt. vii. 7.

31 Gen. i. 2.

32 See end of sec. 40, below.

33 1 Cor. xiii. 12.

34 See p. 112, note 2, and p. 178, note 2, above. See also Trench, Hulsean Lectures (1845), lect. 6, "The Inexhaustibility of Scripture."

35 Ps. cxxxix. 21.

36 Ps. cxlix. 6. He refers to the Manichaeans (See p. 71, note l). In his comment on this place, he interprets the "two-edged sword" to mean the Old and New Testament, called two-edged, he says, because it speaks of things temporal and eternal.

37 See xi. sec. 41, above.

38 In his De Vera Relig. c. 13, he says: "We must confess that the angels are in their nature mutable as God is Immutable. Yet by that will with which they love God more than themselves, they remain firm and staple in Him, and enjoy His majesty, being most willingly subject to Him alone."

39 In his Con. Adv. Leg. et Proph. i. 2, he speaks of all who are holy, whether angels or men, as being God's dwelling-place.

40 Ps. cxlviii. 6.

41 Ecclus. i. 4.

42 "Pet. Lombard. lib. sent. 2, dist. 2, affirms that by Wisdom, Ecclus. i. 4, the angels be understood, the whole spiritual intellectual nature; namely, this highest heaven, in which the angels were created, and it by them instantly filled."-W. W.

43 On God as the Father of Lights, See p. 76, note 2. In addition to the references there given, compare in Ev. Joh. Tract. ii. sec. 7; xiv. secs. 1, 2; and xxxv. sec. 3. See also p. 373, note, below.

44 2 Cor. v. 21.

45 Gal. iv. 26.

46 2 Cor. v. 1.

47 Ps. cxlviii. 4.

48 Against the Manichaeans. See iv. sec. 26, and part 2 of note on p. 76, above.

49 Ps. xxvi. 8.

50 Ps. cxix. 176.

51 Luke xv. 5.

52 2 Cor. v. l.

53 Ps. lxxiii. 28.

54 Ps. xxviii. 1.

55 Isa. xxvi. 20.

56 Rom. viii. 26.

57 Baxter has a noteworthy passage on our heavenly citizenship in his Saints' Rest: "As Moses, before he died, went up into Mount Nebo, to take a survey of the land of Canaan, so the Christian ascends the Mount of Contemplation, and by faith surveys his rest....As Daniel in his captivity daily opened his window towards Jerusalem, though far out of sight, when he went to God in his devotions, so may the believing soul, in this captivity of the flesh, look towards `Jerusalem which is above 0' (Gal. iv. 26). And as Paul was to the Colossians (ii. 5) so may the believer be with the glorified spirits, `though absent in the flesh, 0' yet with them `in the spirit, 0' joying and beholding their heavenly `order. 0' And as the lark sweetly sings while she soars on high, but is suddenly silenced when she falls to the earth, so is the frame of the soul most delightful and divine while it keeps in the views of God by contemplation. Alas, we make there too short a stay, fall down again, and lay by our music!" (Fawcett's Ed. p. 327).

58 See ii. sec. 1; ix. sec. 10; x. sec. 40, note; ibid. sec. 65; and xi. sec. 39, above.

59 See ix. sec. 24, above; and xiii. sec. 13, below.

60 See p. 118, note 12, above.

61 Gen. i. 1.

62 See p. 165, note 4, above.

63 See p. 164, note 2, above.

64 2 Tim. ii. 14.

65 1 Tim. i. 8.

66 Ibid. ver. 5.

67 Matt. xxii. 40. For he says in his Con. Faust. xvii. 6, remarking on John i. 17, a text which he often quotes in this connection: "The law itself by being fulfilled becomes grace and truth. Grace is the fulfilment of love." And so in ibid. xix. 27 we read: "From the words, `I came not to destroy the law but to fulfil it, 0' we are not to understand that Christ by His precepts filled up what was wanting in the law; but what the literal command failed in doing from the pride and disobedience of men is accomplished by grace....So, the apostle says, `faith worketh by love. 0' " So, again, we read in Serm. cxxv.: "Quia venit dare caritatem, et caritas perficit legem; merito dixit non veni legem solvere sed implere." And hence in his letter to Jerome (Ep. clxvii. 19), he speaks of the "royal law" as being "the law of liberty, which is the law of love." See p. 348, note 4, above.

68 Ps. civ. 24. See p. 297 note 1, above.

69 1 Cor. viii. 6.

70 Augustin, in his letter to Jerome (Ep. clxvi. 4) on "The origin of the human soul," says: "The soul, whether it be termed material or immaterial, has a certain nature of its own, created from a substance superior to the elements of this world." And in his De Gen. ad Lit. vii. 10, he speaks of the soul being formed from a certain "spiritual matter," even as flesh was formed from the earth. It should be observed that at one time Augustin held to the theory that the souls of infants were created by God out of nothing at each fresh birth, and only rejected this view for that of its being generated by the parents with the body under the pressure of the Pelagian controversy. The first doctrine was generally held by the Schoolmen; and William of Conches maintained this belief on the authority of Augustin,-apparently being unaware of any modification in his opinion: "Cum Augustino," he says (Victor Cousin, Ouvrages ined. d'Abelard, p. 673), "credo et sentio quotidie novas animas nom ex traduce non ex aliqua substantia, sed ex nihilo, solo jussu creatoris creari." Those who held the first-named belief were called Creatiani; those who held the second, Truduciani. It may be noted as to the word "Traduciani", that Tertullian, in his De Anima, chaps. 24-27, etc., frequently uses the word tradux in this connection. Augustin, in his Retractations, ii. 45, refers to his letter to Jerome, and urges that if so obscure a matter is to be discussed at all, that solution only should be received: "Quae contraria non sit apertissimis rebus quas de originati peccato fides catholica novit in parvulis, nisi regenerentur in Christo, sine dubitatione damnandis." 0n Tertullian's views, see Bishop Kays, p. 178, etc.

71 See xi. sec. 7, and note, above; and xii. sec. 33, and note, below. See also the subtle reasoning of Dean Mansel (Bampton Lectures, lect. ii.), on the inconsequence of receiving the idea of the creation out of nothing on other than Christian principles. And compare Coleridge, The Friend, iii. 213.

72 Isa. vi. 2, and xxxvii. 16.

73 Col i. 16.

74 Gen. i. 9.

75 See p. 165, note 4, above.

76 See p. 176, note 5, above.

77 Ps. xxii. 25.

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